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As most of you already know, my novelette KISSES FOR TATI releases on Tuesday, August 21, but here’s a chance for readers to score an advanced copy. Head on over to Goodreads and enter the KISSES FOR TATI giveaway. The novelette tells the story of Tati, a young woman who lives under the oppressive thumb of [...]

Starting sometime next week, I’m going to give random strangers on the train a copy of my novel GUESTLIST. My plan of attack will be simple: I’ll approach people with books and eReaders, those who look like they like to read. I’ll ask if they’d like to read my book. If they say yes, it’s [...]

Chances are, if you’re seeing this, you follow me on at least one social network, such as Twitter or Facebook. But guess what? I’m on quite a few of ‘em! Check out the list of social networks below, then click the link and follow your boy! C’mon, admit it — you know you want to [...]

On last evening, I was fortunate enough to have been the special guest on internet radio show Hip-Hop is For Lovers, hosted by two lovely, intelligent hosts, Uche and Lenee. The aim of HH4L is to create a dialog about sexuality, intimacy, and relationships in hip-hop culture. Last night, the topic was slut shaming, defined [...]

Hello, Dear readers. The day we’ve all been waiting for has finally arrive. Today, my debut novel, GUESTLIST, is released. And it feeeeeeels sooooooo goooooood! However, I do have one small, tiny request. If you haven’t already done so, please BUY THE BOOK. No, seriously, stop reading my blog and go to my store or [...]

In the day’s most, uh, uplifting story, GalleyCat reports that over eleven pounds of marijuana was mailed to the St. Martin’s Press offices today. According to The Smoking Gun, the packages (with a street value of $70,000) were addressed to Karen Wright, a fictitious employee. The popularity of the story has prompted many in the [...]

I haven’t said very much about Trayvon Martin for one simple reason: the whole situation makes me angry. Yes, I know, it makes us all angry. We can’t believe that we live in a world, a country, an era where a 17-year-old black teen can be murdered in cold blood and his killer not be [...]

In case you didn’t know, yesterday, I wrote a guest post on fashion blog two + seven about my rather unlikely journey into the world of fashion copywriting. It’s a pretty funny and entertaining read, if I do say so myself. But hey, don’t take my word for it. Head on over to two + [...]

So, last night the world endured watched the 84th Academy Awards. A lot of people seemed emotionally invested in this year’s Oscars, what with two Black actresses (Viola Davis and Octavia Spencer) up for awards. Plus, this year’s slew of nominees were, overall, of a much higher caliber than in recent years. Anyway, just wanted [...]