In May 30, 2020, I dropped a story idea in a storytelling class I was anchoring. This class had three wonderful women who were writers, and one of them was Kumashe. We worked on the premise of her story and she decided it was a good enough to develop into a book. Today, we have …
Spending Mommy’s Money #2
Tari watched as foamy, brown liquid escaped from a tumbled can of malt and spread over the tablecloth. It oozed toward him in a weird way, like tentacles of a beast coming to attack him.
Spending Mommy’s Money #1
Spending Mommy’s Money is inspired by the things that inspire me Chapter One – Meet the Olumeses A typical day for Xavier would have him waking up at 5:00 a.m., getting himself and the kid dressed, getting both of them to their respective destinations, going through the drudgery of work, stopping at his favorite joint …
High Falling #7
Asher sat in his car for a while, after pulling into his driveway. He was on the phone with his ex, Melody, who his backup singer. She reached out to know if he would attend Taiye’s party…
High Falling #6
Everything was still.
Suddenly, there were lots of people.
He couldn’t count them. They might have been fifty or more. Loud voices. Dark faces. Shuffling of feet. Hands all over him.