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Saying “No” to Family and Friends: Financial Stability

About the author: Jermaine Reed, MFA is a college professor and writer from Chicago, who creates fiction, nonfiction and local and national news stories. For self-publishers, authors and other writers and Creatives, Jermaine provides proofreading on Fivver. Please join Jermaine’s email list to get notifications on new blog posts, writing advice and free books. GetContinue reading “Saying “No” to Family and Friends: Financial Stability”

JUST IN 04/20/2021 Case Closed: Derek Chauvin Verdict GUILTY!

About the author: Jermaine Reed, MFA is a college English professor and writer from Chicago who creates fiction, nonfiction and local and national news stories. For self-publishers, authors and other writers and Creatives, Jermaine provides proofreading on Fivver. Please join Jermaine’s email list to get notifications on new blog posts, writing advice and free books.Continue reading “JUST IN 04/20/2021 Case Closed: Derek Chauvin Verdict GUILTY!”

Only Desperate Women Propose to Men

About the author: Jermaine Reed, MFA is a college English professor and writer from Chicago who creates fiction, nonfiction and local and national news stories. For self-publishers, authors and other writers and Creatives, Jermaine provides proofreading on Fivver. Please join Jermaine’s email list to get notifications on new blog posts, writing advice and free books.Continue reading “Only Desperate Women Propose to Men”

Memo to the Rebel Black Boy in the Name of George Floyd (Jury Pick Starts Today in Trial of Derek Chauvin)

Update: Derrick Chauvin was convicted of second-degree murder and other charges in April 2021 in relation to his murdering George Floyd. Chauvin is scheduled to be sentenced June 25, 2021. Amid the beginning of the pandemic, protests across America broke out in support of George Floyd, a Black man strangled to death while pinned downContinue reading “Memo to the Rebel Black Boy in the Name of George Floyd (Jury Pick Starts Today in Trial of Derek Chauvin)”

How to Reveal Juicy Secrets about Yourself to Friends

Monday Morning Inspiration Column You consider yourself to be honest, trustworthy and loyal. Although you trust your best friend and love your family, there is something destroying you from the inside out, a secret yearning to be shared lest it tear you apart. The problem is, your secret can shatter your life and image. MaybeContinue reading “How to Reveal Juicy Secrets about Yourself to Friends”

Beware of Slum “Publishers”

For the umpteenth time, an agent has rejected your manuscript. Your heart skipped a beat when you saw the email, but the excitement the agent led with is gone by the fourth word. You exhale, sinking into yourself like a deflated ballon. What’s the purpose of writing all of this if you can’t get aContinue reading “Beware of Slum “Publishers””

Celebrating Your Own Success — Guilt Free

This Thanksgiving, don’t forget to be thankful for yourself. We live in a society that tells us success is a must. So, we spend long days studying and even longer nights working, just to have a taste of that sought-after success. It’s not until we’re single, 40, lonely and stuck at a job we hateContinue reading “Celebrating Your Own Success — Guilt Free”

How to Say No to a Needy Roommate

You’re finally free of Mom and Dad, allowing you to experience the woes of adulting alone. Paying bills, working, putting fun aside for important things…it’s a lot, but it’s all part of adulting. Also part of adulting is knowing you can’t do it alone, and you need help paying the rent. A strange roommate isContinue reading “How to Say No to a Needy Roommate”

Review of Emeka Ossai: More Fiction than Fact

If you’re a blossoming self-publisher, author or other form of writer, you’ve likely encountered information by the charismatic Emeka Ossai. Through grammatically-incorrect emails, Emeka pushes his self-publishing course called ”My Self-Publishing Blueprint.” I’ve noticed an uptick in traffic on my website to an article I wrote concerning Emeka. To be clear, Emeka is, in myContinue reading “Review of Emeka Ossai: More Fiction than Fact”

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