Turn It Up Tuesday! Salt N Pepa, The Hip Hop Muses

Let's close out Women's History Month with a musical group who impacted my most formative time-space moments: Cheryl 'Salt' James, Sandra 'Pepa' Denton, and Deidra 'DJ Spinderella' Roper! Collectively, you know them as Salt N Pepa. I remember my first encounter with Salt N Pepa. “Push It,” came on the radio, and I listened to … Continue reading Turn It Up Tuesday! Salt N Pepa, The Hip Hop Muses

Turn It Up Tuesday Double Feature: School ‘Em Sista!

To celebrate Women’s History Month, I am featuring TWO artists! One, a discovery: new to me, doesn’t mean they haven’t been out there for a while and the other, a reflection: I want to introduce you to musical artists whom influenced my wordcrafting, all women. I do not review, I do not critique, I merely … Continue reading Turn It Up Tuesday Double Feature: School ‘Em Sista!

Turn It Up Tuesday! Double Feature: Lyrics Be A Lady

To celebrate Women’s History Month, I am featuring TWO artists! One, a discovery: new to me, doesn’t mean they haven’t been out there for a while and the other, a reflection: I want to introduce you to musical artists whom influenced my wordcrafting, all women. I do not review, I do not critique, I merely … Continue reading Turn It Up Tuesday! Double Feature: Lyrics Be A Lady

Turn It Up Tuesday! Double Feature: Femcees Reign Supreme

[read time 49 seconds]  Am excited and nervous about this; hope I pull it off just right! Regularly I'll participate in the global hashtag, #TurnItUpTuesday by featuring A song by AN artist, highlighting either my mood or theme, whatever. But this, my friends, is going to be special. To celebrate Women's History Month, I plan … Continue reading Turn It Up Tuesday! Double Feature: Femcees Reign Supreme

#TurnItUpTuesday Megamix!

I couldn't decide on one particular song, as I have been pleasantly inundated with all forms of music during my bloggy break, so, I'll just pick the top four rotating in my headspace. Enjoy!   Genre: Hip Hop   Emotion: Pissed Off   Rationale: Yet another shooting in Killeen, Texas. http://youtu.be/_uCdtrN_Jh0 nbsp;Genre: Blues   Emotion: Smug   Rationale: She called me 'intimidating.' All I did … Continue reading #TurnItUpTuesday Megamix!

Enter The Blitzkrieg

T minus 9 minutes... First phase, see what we got that meets the graffiti on the wall. Second phase, see what needs to be created by scratch. Third phase, let the characters put themselves in order. Call them forward, write as that person until they're done telling their part of the story. Twelve minute nap. … Continue reading Enter The Blitzkrieg

Where Ya At, NaNoWriMos?

16,459 as of half an hour ago! Whatever the spirit creatures in my creative space are injecting me with, it's working. I'm above average on word count every day. I've routinized my morning where I don't turn on my phone or any music player until I bang out the next NaNo scenario. What do they … Continue reading Where Ya At, NaNoWriMos?