My Writing

Sharing My creative nonfiction essays and short stories with the world.

Hi, I’m Jade. I’m a writer, reader, mother, an aspiring professor, and home chef. I write both creative nonfiction and fiction and a few other things.

12 Books Releases by by Black Authors in 2021

Heya, I found a list of 35 books written by black authors that are coming out in 2021. The article titled “35 Must-Read 2021 Book Releases by Black Authors” was posted recently on Marie Claire’s page. After going through each book, I found several that I plan to read! I’m so excited about it! Here’s […]

The Importance of Feeling Heard

I learned something about myself last night.  Standing on our upstairs porch, listening to my guy brainstorm about what he would do with $1 million, watching the stars twinkle in the sky. I learned that I still have a lot of growing to do. I felt attacked, pushed aside, and hurt as he talked about […]

Book Review: The Parable of the Sower by Octavia E. Butler

In 2025, with the world descending into madness and anarchy, one woman begins a fateful journey toward a better future. Lauren Olamina and her family live in one of the only safe neighborhoods remaining on the outskirts of Los Angeles. Behind the walls of their defended enclave, Lauren’s father, a preacher, and a handful of […]

5 Masterful Mystery Novels

5 of My Favorite Mystery Novels Heya,  I going to share 5 of my favorite mystery novels with you. A lot of people say they have never reread a book and that their TBR (To Be Read) pile is just too long for all that. I tend to agree. However, if I truly love a […]


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