#WritingWisdom #2: Favorite Nonfiction

My weekly #WritingWisdom series features writing tips, publication and contest leads, author networking, and other writerly concerns. Issue #2 features nonfiction reading recommendations from Stephanie at Adventures of a Bibliophile. https://wp.me/p5xJSp-8R9

#WritingWisdom #1: Books of the Year 2018: Nonfiction

To help support other authors in the writing community, I'll be posting weekly #WritingWisdom in the form of craft tips, contests and publication opportunities, suggested readings, and other writerly resources. Creative nonfiction is one of my specialties, so I'm inaugurating this series with a list of Books of the Year 2018: Nonfiction. Courtesy of blogger … Continue reading #WritingWisdom #1: Books of the Year 2018: Nonfiction

Recent Writings

I've been on hiatus from blogging to draft, revise, and submit creative works for publication. 2018 was an incredible success with three essays and two poems printed in literary journals. 2019 is shaping up to be even better with another essay published last month and two more on the way. Check out my recent publications … Continue reading Recent Writings

Rituals Against Patriarchy: Moon-Powered Witchery to Overthrow Misogynistic Rule

The Senate voted. We have a month before the march to the polls. How can we keep up the momentum of political resistance without burning out or setting the world on fire? Inspired by wise women and witches around the world, here is a list of rapid rituals to empower your countdown to election day … Continue reading Rituals Against Patriarchy: Moon-Powered Witchery to Overthrow Misogynistic Rule

Thanks-taking or Authentic Gratitude?

Some of you may have the practice of sharing gratitudes as you sit down to turkey dinner on Thursday. If you did that today, did you take time to reflect on how you came to acquire those things for which you are grateful? Are you in a home? It's on stolen land. Is there cotton … Continue reading Thanks-taking or Authentic Gratitude?

Curse upon Misogyny

I held onto this post for a long time while working towards peace, gratitude, compassion, and equanimity. It was originally posted in 2012, but I shuttered the blog when my ex presented it in court as evidence that I was an unfit mother. Wild Womanista was shuttered for four years, and it's been a slow … Continue reading Curse upon Misogyny

Family Cowardice

          To the unknown Gama relation who saw fit to shit-talk me and my brother at a family gathering a couple of years ago: KISS MY GODDESS-GIVEN ASS. May Mom never properly remember the name that marks your inconsequential existence because I would engrave your hypocritical cowardice in every public forum … Continue reading Family Cowardice