#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…

Key Habits Matter

In a world full of distractions, many people struggle with staying focused and increasing productivity. Unfortunately I’m one of those people.  In the last few years I’ve tried many different things to help keep me focused and on track. Not all of them were successful. I’ve developed some key habits that have allowed me to…

My Time With Chris Matthews

O, The Places Film Will Take You! I remember riding the bus one day while in college. I ended up having a conversation with a woman about school. I think she saw me reading a book and that’s what started our interaction. When asked my major I told her “film”. Her face was less than…

A Seat at the Table

As I sit at a round dinner table during a production meeting (for a feature film I was asked to coordinate) I couldn’t help but recall a quote I read in a Rolling Stone’s article describing the film industry as being a “straight white boys’ club”. Seven of us sit at the table, a production…