I’m Making Big Moves

I’m honestly feeling the best I ever have. Things just seem to be lining up in life and I’m feeling good. I’ve got a big surprise. Something I’ve been keeping very secret over the last couple of months. I’ve always said I wanted to make a difference in people’s lives, and that’s just what IContinue reading “I’m Making Big Moves”

I’ve Made Some Changes

Maybe you’ve noticed my logo changed. It’s possible you saw that my social media handles have all changed. Perhaps you even noticed the url for the site changed. I’ve stepped away from the Tea, But With Coffee namesake, to better embrace who I am. I’m finally getting comfortable with who I am. Mentally, I’m inContinue reading “I’ve Made Some Changes”

Why I Write

I’ve been writing for as long as I can remember. It all started way back when I was five or six years old. My grandmother, MaMa, was a high school educator. I spent a lot of time with her growing up and she used to always encourage my creative writing style. I was always goodContinue reading “Why I Write”

Writing Mental Illness

I often hear about writers struggling to write characters with mental illness, because they want to accurately portray mental illness without it being offensive. I believe that there should be more mental illness in literature and the arts because it helps to raise awareness. So, I have put together the following list as a beginner’sContinue reading “Writing Mental Illness”

What is “Tea, But With Coffee”?

Ah, the mighty question: what is the meaning behind the name? You may be thinking that I have eccentric tastes and like to mix a little Earl Grey with my Cafe Bustelo. Alas, that is not the case. Though, I do still plan on trying that one day just for shits and giggles. No, it’sContinue reading “What is “Tea, But With Coffee”?”