“You Really Should Value Yourself More…”

INT. INTERVIEW ROOM – DAY CHARISSE is sitting at a large table, across from TIM. She has a folio open in front of her and a pen in her hand. Tim is overlooking her resume intensely, glancing up at her occasionally. CHARISSE: “…I think that was the hardest thing for me. Having to come on so…

“In A Cookie Cutter World Be A Macaron…”

The Blair Waldorfs of the World… I am secretly (not so secret actually) obsessed with Gossip Girl and the Blair Waldorfs of the world. Her drive, ambition, and determination to get things done (whether good or bad) always inspired me. I sat watching a scene of her eating a huge box of macarons and thought…

Creative Collaboration: Some Tips

As discussed in the last post, creative collaboration can be fearful at first but I encourage everyone to get over it and take the leap. Make sure to check out Creative Collaboration for the full story. As promised, here are some tips that I think are crucial for having a great collaboration experience: Divergent Thinking…

Creative Collaboration

Like a dope piece of art, many things combine to create something magical! What does it mean to be a CREATIVE? I’ve struggled for a long time to define myself as such, and as a result got a late start at what I consider to be my calling. So, I’ll ask the question again. What…

Lupus Facts: Insomnia is a B****!

On May 5, 2018 I will be attending the NYC WALK TO END LUPUS NOW! I would really appreciate your support. You can make a donation and/or join my team, #QueenQuin by registering to walk.  If you aren’t familiar with my Lupus journey, please check out Living With Lupus Part 1 and Part 2. LUPUS…

#QueenSh*T : Lina Iris Viktor

  “[I love what I do because] it allows me to live in my truth and that is ultimate freedom.” – Lina Iris Viktor   Conceptual  Artist | Performance Artist | Painter   The definition of #BlackGirlMagic!   One day I was mindlessly scrolling on social media and came across that interview. I immediately followed…

#YearOfQuin: Thank You 2017

“For last year’s words belong to last year’s language and next year’s words await another voice. And to make an end is to make a beginning.” – T.S. Eliot It’s crazy to think that 2018 is right around the corner. I remember, almost too clearly, saying goodbye to 2016 and welcoming 2017 with open arms….

Friday Favorites: Personal Development Books

It’s no secret that I love to read. I’m often asked what’s my favorite genre, or what are some of my favorite books. I always struggle to answer. I love books of all kinds and refuse to box my love for them into genres. This week, I want to share some of my favorite personal…