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Review: Baldwin's The Fire Next Time

The Fire Next Time

James Baldwin

The latest in a long line of classics I should have read years ago. The latest in a series of reviews o books so important, so pivotal, that it’s absurd to try to write a review. 214 more words

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Don’t Be Drab: Ways Authors Can Be Artsy (AND Dress the Part!)

Many authors are fluent in many subjects. Because they write about different topics and in different styles, they need a unique wardrobe to accompany their writing. 606 more words

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7 Ways to Conquer Writer's Block

Wanted to start with your article or blog but can’t seem to progress after seeing a blank page? Have lots of ideas but can’t figure out which one to use? 613 more words

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CH. 3 "MR. KEBA-KABA" (SAMPLE CHAPTER)

CH. 3 “MR. KEBA-KABA” Sample Chapter

Chapter 3: (“MR. KEBA-KABA”)

Typically, when you tell someone that they suck at something, like DJing,  you are actually communicating two things: (1) that they are bad and (2) that you are better than them.   6,955 more words

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Novel About Black Ballerina and Crime Fiction Picks of the Month

Jacob Grovey, author of the new novel DANCE OF THE BROKEN and BookPeople’s crime fiction coordinator Scott Montgomery and bookseller Molly Odintz are today’s live in studio guests at 12:30 p.m. 145 more words

KAZI Interview

Author Discusses The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools on KAZI Book Review

The Monique Morris interview on her book on the criminalization of black girls in school airs Monday, August 22 at 8 s.m. CST/9 a.m. on KAZI 88.7 FM. 114 more words

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3 Awesomely Dressed Writers

When reading a book, you as a reader tend to only think of the characters. You look into every detail, such as what color their eyes are, what they’re wearing, or a much more significant detail, such as what they’re actions are conveying about how they’re feeling. 444 more words

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