AfroWriMo.

For  writers trying to get a book out of themselves November is well known as National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo). Many have tried (and failed) to meet the goal of pumping out 50,000 words, but producer/artist Chakka Reeves is looking to change that, at least among her group of friends. I decided to chat [...]

How to Be Black.

Madison Moore at Thought Catalog offers some pro tips:

Struggle with the stereotype that all black people have huge breasts, a huge ass, a huge cock, and/or huge lips. Figure out early on that non-black people only want to sleep with you because they think being black means you have something enormous to offer. Websites [...]

On The Verge of Productivity.

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Every yuppie knows the mural in all of the Barnes & Noble stores; it’s a wall of Anglo authors (and of some random nigga smoking a pipe that looks like the smallest possible saxophone) sitting, looking pensive, unkempt but well dressed. I, too, could become a great writer by [...]