Ariana Grande and the “Stay” Narrative

Ariana Grande performs at Aretha Franklin’s funeral on August 31, 2018 | Getty Images Ariana Grande and the “Stay” Narrative by Alicia J. Love For the longest time, I believed that staying with someone at their worst was the “right” thing to do. I was a better person if I could “forgive” someone’s behavior and … [Read more…]

Boundaries and “Forgiveness”

I was today years old when I learned that it’s okay to set boundaries with others in my life. My question is, why wasn’t I taught this before? Allowing Toxic Behaviors My life has consisted mainly of toxic people. And suffering at the hands of these people has been hard. I’ve cried tears and I’ve … [Read more…]

Blogging: Why it is important

So, I have known since I started writing that I would eventually need to get this blogging thing into gear. Thing is, I am not that good at keeping a schedule or committing to things in general. Wow, that actually sounds horrible when I say it out loud. So, I have managed to actually change … [Read more…]

Being an Author: Finding Motivation

Being an Author: Finding Motivation Being an author means that you must be creative, and create unique, entertaining stories to hook your reader and keep them coming back. As an author, though, one thing seems to haunt us all: the demon known as writer’s block. But, just as you are the ruler of your own … [Read more…]

Revolution is Now Available!

For those of you who read the first book and then bombarded me with questions about the second book, it is finally here. I heard a lot of remarks about how people couldn’t wait for the next book in the series, and now it is here! Revolution picks up right where Reincarnation left off. And, … [Read more…]