My Life as a writer
When did you first realise you wanted to write for a living?
When I started reading urban books, starting with The Coldest Winter Ever by Sister Souljia. I was 12 years old.
Which writer, past or present, do you most admire?
Sister Souljia, Carl Weber, Janet Evanovich, Wahida Clark and Mary B Morrison and Zane
What was your first published (or performed) credit as a writer?
My books The Lawyer Hitwoman, Riding Around With Neena, Not A Product Of My Environment.
Which piece of writing work are you most proud of?
Not A Product Of My Environment.
Who or what inspires you to write?
Myself and the ones that told me I wouldn’t amount to anything and my twins every time I look at them.
How do you switch off when you’re not writing?
Spending time with kids and I work as a substitute teacher.
Which one piece of advice would you give to aspiring writers?
Keep going and join WGGB. The union offers a lot of opportunities for aspiring writers with a lot of talent.
Why are you a member of WGGB?
To show off my talent as a screenwriter and author. Also to get benefits that no other union is offering.
I’m from the USA and I’m four different nationalities. I identify as a indigenous multi-racial person. My family tree has the most set of twins in the world, starting with 40. My mom was a teenager when she had me at 16. I graduated with my associate degree from college. I’m part of Crewvie network as a writer. I’m the most talented screenwriter in Chicago on the rise. I’m Echo Kellum’s niece, so I have a family full of talented people. I been in the industry since 2016.