Authors, Clothing Designers: Get Your Wares in an Upcoming Movie

Want to know how? Help fund writer, director J.D. Walker’s KICKSTARTER campaign for her movie, THE POSTWOMAN! There are NINE days left until the campaign in, and funds are still needed for this worthwhile movie, which has been featured in The Huffington Post and Indiewire’s Shadow and Act: On Cinema of the African Diaspora. You […]

Funding a Dream: Author Alisa Valdes

Nine years ago, Alisa Valdes’ debut novel, The Dirty Girls Social Club, had people wondering if she was “The Latina Terry McMillan.” The novel, about the loves and lives of six eclectic friends in their late twenties, not only garnered media attention, but it also became a New York Times bestseller. Now, Valdes is moving […]

Funding a Dream: Author Tananarive Due

One of my favorite authors is Tananarive Due. Her biggest fan is my sister. I’d put a bet on that. My sister has read and reread Due’s books as if she’s writing a dissertation on Due. Whenever a new one drops, she’s big-eyed, excited, and on her way to a bookstore or online to buy. […]

Funding a Dream: Writer, Director J.D. Walker

Lately, a lot of talented writers I know have created fundraising campaigns to assist in their creative pursuits. One such talent is writer, director J.D. Walker. J.D. is a Sundance Film Festival Pitching Contest winner and also an Honorable Mention winner for The Postwoman in the Sundance Table Read My Screenplay Contest. I met J.D. […]