It’s about time I give myself a pep talk.
Dear Writer Bursting To Get Out:
You need to write!
As a result, this February, you need to decide to get serious, create a plan, form a support network, and figure out a way to write regularly. After all, in the year when we will celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Movement, surely you can muster up enough stamina to find the time to write when so many people sacrificed their time and lives for the privilege to be educated in America and so that we all have equal rights in America. Surely, you can press on and find purpose in your writing just like the many writers you idolize like Langston Hughes, Dorothy West, Nikki Giovanni, Eloise Greenfield, and the new novelist sensation Ayana Matheson, just to name a…
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