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About Writing While Loving Blackness and Hurting White Feelings

Are you mad about this title? Keep reading. You’re probably the main one that needs to read this. It has been an interesting 5 days, since Beyonce dropped her Formation video and broke the internet. People (me included) have not been able to stop talking about it, and it has …

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Letter

Dear WHUR and Richard Montgomery, Stop Stealing Content From Me and Others

Last week, I wrote about the Fire and Fainting Challenge that is all the rave with some of the teens of America now for my column at The Grio. I posted my week’s writing recap here and this morning, someone commented telling me they searched for the fainting game on …

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The 12 Stages of Writing (Or a Guide to Procrastinating Like a Pro)

I’ve been a professional procrastinator for as long as I can remember and it hasn’t improved with age. In fact, with the social media at my fingertips ALLATAHM, it’s gotten worse. This is why the week I took a social media break, I was super productive. Those of us who …

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#31WriteNow Blogging Challenge
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When Too Many Ideas Makes It Hard: Day 3 of #31WriteNow

It’s the third day of the #31WriteNow challenge and I love it so far. I’ve discovered so many new and awesome blogs by just clicking on the hashtag in Twitter and seeing where it leads me. Day 3 is upon us and I’m just putting in my post at 8pm. …

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#31WriteNow Blogging Challenge
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Join Me for the #31WriteNow Blog Challenge

Hey folks! So I just randomly decided that I was going to do another month long blogging challenge, and this time, I want to encourage you to join me. Starting tomorrow, August 1, I’m doing the #31WriteNow, which means I will post something to my blog every day in the …

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Where Else on the Web is Luvvie?

Well I shall tell ya. This week, I wrote 3 pieces for Ebony Magazine. My 10 Thoughts on the Grammy Awards and my recaps of the Real Housewives of Atlanta and TI & Tiny Show, Family Hustle. Getchu a piece of those. Then, today, I’m at Clutch Magazine talmbout “We …

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Where Else on the Web is Luvvie San Diego?

I’ve been freelance writing for other publications for some months but I’ve done a bad job of letting you guys and gals know! So, I’ma start giving y’all a weekly roundup of links from other places I’ve appeared. This week, I kicked off my column on Ebony Magazine online. It’s …

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Writing FAIL

As y’all know, my English professor alter egos are TypoCop and GrammarNator. They are the parts of me that side-eye folks that do their best to butcher the English language when trying to write formally. I know that here on AweLuv, I don’t write in the King’s English because, well …

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