Remnants is available online again

Flipreads, my publisher, folded this year and for a while now my e-book Remnants was not available online. I'm not yet very savvy on the backend side of self-publishing and I didn't know how to make it available but I was told that the sister company, Flipside Digital Content, would still make the book available…Read more Remnants is available online again

so it’s been a year

The TimeHop app just showed me that exactly one year ago, No Filter had its Press Preview, its first public performance, and my book Remnants was made available online. Wow. So it's been a year. My book barely made a dent. It didn't do as well as I had hoped or planned. I underestimated the…Read more so it’s been a year

no exit here

There is a poetry competition that I took interest in. I don't really take too much stock on competitions because I know that it's really just based on certain individuals aesthetics -- but I figured I needed to win some if I was going to get any sort of credibility and to help get more…Read more no exit here

impatient

My book, Remnants, has slowed down in sales considerably at the beginning of the year. I was selling about five or six copies a month and then when 2016 came, it totally stopped completely. I expected as much. Poetry doesn't have a huge market and I'm practically a nobody. I thought it was going to…Read more impatient

Remnants On Sale for the month of December

In celebration of World AIIDS Day tomorrow (December 1), I'm putting my book on sale. I don't know. It just seems like the right thing to do. I didn't think it was an HIV book or a collection of HIV poems or whatever. I thought I was writing outside of that, the life I lead…Read more Remnants On Sale for the month of December

Building the Collection

Just the other day, I got an e-mail from one of the journals┬áthat I sent poems to for publication. They told me they are going to publish my work (both poems) and I'm overjoyed about it. These poems are two of my strongest Instagram poems but they have been edited and refined. I fixed the…Read more Building the Collection