Today, I talk about how the movie I Am Mother and an episode of Black mirror are keeping me in the right mindset to write this sci-fi novel. Plus, with E3 delivering tons of news, I talk about one of my favorite topics …
I completed the website redesign for Philly Black Pride and sent in book cover ideas to my cover artist. I also talk about dating multiple people or …
Quick thoughts on the conversation around Ava DuVernay's 'When They See Us', and also how the Google outage this past weekend almost killed my editing productivity.
Sometimes you have to clean up your timeline.
Moving out of my old house was a hassle. I also talk about using astrological signs to write characters.
I talk about my memorial day weekend with research and some relaxation, plus getting back on my grind as far as sending emails to my subscribers. Also, listen to my elevator pitches for my two latest stories and let me …
I talk about my love of the anime series Neon Genesis Evangelion plus I look at which social media network is the hardest one to use.
All about my technological singularity research for my next book.
I talk about outlining this new novel and how to speak up about big issues when you don't know what to say.
I had a great weekend by finishing one project and going to a party. Plus, I talk about the next step in the snowflake outline for my killer androids novel.
Try out the Snowflake Method for yourself: …
It's all about my writing today including my anticipation to go to a party this weekend.
I made a breakthrough in my killer androids outline, and I talk about the potential impact of the viral video showing African runway models dancing on the catwalk.
A quick update on finishing a new project and picking what my next writing project will be.
I talk about my long ride home to Philly, the new gay character in Arthur, the new show Paradise Hotel, and the messiness of Vanderpump Rules.
This episode starts with a lighthearted start on my trip to Miami and turns into a lesson about avoiding getting dragged online.
The secret gay character in Avengers and the new trailer for Stephen King's IT.
I talk about the work ahead of me with the new short story and that's Steve Harvey video that everyone's been talking about lately.
I talk about the MET gala, Vanderpump Rules, my upcoming trip to Miami, and I update you on my writing progress.
I'm back! And I'm talking about everything that's going on since I last recorded. Listen in!
Deciding to give the podcast a rest for a while. I'll be back at some point. Just not sure when.
I talk about my weekend, recommend a new book, and I finally signed up for the gym!
I talk about my plans to actually get to editing today, plus the fact that the do not disturb feature on my phone is not working correctly.
Today I talked all about this social group that I joined. it's all about hesitating to join in first place and reactions after witnessing.
I finally get back all the critiques for my fantasy novel and end day feeling rather sick.
I talk about my productive and restful weekend and explain why I cancelled my second segment.
Still talking about this novella I'm writing.
I talk more on house-hunting and my like/dislike of a rather complex video game character named Joel in the game The Last of Us.
I talked about some books I've been reading, plus looking for a single-family home.
I talk about my plans to be aggressive with marketing, plus making changes in my life with exercise and finding a new home.
I talked about edits to my fantasy novel plus a different attitude when it comes to dating.
I talk about my getting serious about a job search, plus unfollowing negative Twitter feeds.
I talk about a canceled trip to Washington DC and a quote from Beyonce's interview in Vogue magazine.
Three episodes packed together in one for my 100th episode! It's all about my upcoming trip to DC and some writing plans.
I talk about sending out my fantasy novella to beta readers and exciting plans for the weekend.
Today I'm thinking all about how I'm going to bolster or change my social media plan moving ahead.
I talked about completing some projects and the news that the character Lawrence from Insecure won't be returning to the show.
I get ready to refocus on my editing duties after a busy weekend, and I also talked about Pose on FX.
A recap of my fun weekend as told from my IGTV video, Sunday Show.
The home inspection didn't go as planned, but it's my day off and I have some time for editing at least.
I talked about Michelle Williams' (of Destiny's Child) brave decision to get help for depression, plus I talk about not wanting to do things that I sign up for.
All about trying to stick with intermittent fasting, plus talking about inspiration from a podcast that I'd listened to.
Quick thoughts on a new Netflix movie plus beginning my journey with intermittent fasting.
I talk about pausing editing my sci-fi book, some plot holes in the Netflix series Kiss Me First, my reactions to the Marvel movie Ant-Man and the …
I talk about avoiding confrontation until absolutely necessary, plus removing deus ex machina from my book.
I talk about the difficulties in editing new scenes, plus getting back to being more spiritual.
Today I discuss my new workout regimen and the rash of bad communication going around when dating.
An update on my house hunting, editing, and plans to go see a movie I've been pushing off.
I chat with author Vicktor Alexander about his many pseudonyms, constant flow of new ideas, and how being an Army vet changed his approach to being vocal about important issues and his approach to writing. He's a gay …
I couldn't afford a photographer so I took my own headshot, plus I look forward to the weekend.
I talk about the big progress I made over the holiday and surrounding yourself with people who will push you to be your best.
I talk about working to assert my voice more often, and my plan to work on a few different creative projects at a time.
I talk about my recent shopping trip, an early Fourth of July celebration, ideas for IGTV, and a specific function of art.
I interview author Eddie S. Pierce Jr. of Rainbow Room Publishing about his previous two books, 'LOVE: Something Infinite' and 'LOVE: From Behind', his push to include gay HIV-positive characters, and his latest book, …
Today I talked about everything that I'm trying to edit, as well as what you do in order to manage being bombarded by bad news.
in this episode I talk about starting up online dating again, plus the horrors of condensing a full story into a short synopsis.
I share some of my nervousness about the screenplay I wrote and discuss the expensiveness of reaching your goals.
I talked about my need for a trip and my struggle with focusing on different creative ideas.
This weekend I wrote and watched Luke Cage season 2. Dassit. My episode of GaySide Stories went live today too. Check it out anywhere you listen to podcasts!
I interview author Ryan Douglass about his novel, Jake in the Box, and what got him to want to be an author in the first place. We talk about his …
Today I talk about vision boards and why they aren't for me.
A play-through of Fortnite left me side-eyeing the game, and a segment on the Megasheen Pod struck a chord with me.
I talked about not skipping over the drama in stories and some of the stories that I'm working on at the moment.
I give quick reviews on The Outsider by Stephen King, Everything is Love by Beyoncé and Jay-Z (The Carters), and explain something new I'm trying on Twitter.
How has the strength of one's personal brand affected how you interact with people online?
How 'likes' change our interactions online.
I'm forcing myself to get back on track with editing my sci-fi book and talk about online communication... yet again.
The new show, Pose, on FX, struck a few nerves as well as the description of side characters in the new audiobook I'm listening to, The Outsider by Stephen King.
Get to know the author of 'The Man on Top of the World' and how they went from writing short stories in high school to completing their first erotic …
I start the day talking about my interviews, but end it with an introspective about depression, anxiety, and suicide; spurred on from the deaths of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain. Suicide Prevention Hotline: …
Today I talk about how I barely recovered from an awkward moment on last night's live YouTube interview. I also had to pass on yet another property.
Busy week! I've got interviews to do and I still have to get back to working on my books!
Pride and Publishing. Sounds like a book!
Another episode where I ponder my skills in marketing and social media. I think I'm coming around to a better way of thinking about this.
How does one go from a background in Industrial Engineering to writing fiction? I answer that and more as I interview author Terry J. Benton! We discuss his life and all that lead to the release of his latest book, …
this episode is all about how networking in smaller, controlled circles seems to be more effective for me.
I talk about working past my insecurities while playing against some really good tennis players, and the need for perfection in the gay community. Check out the Gayside Stories podcast (episode 66) to hear what I'm …
Just an update of what I've been up to and what I have planned
I talk with Toni Newman, author of I Rise, about her life and the many roads taken to reach a complete transformation. We'll explore her discovery of being a trans woman, her time as a fitness model, and the decision …
I'm gearing up for Memorial Day weekend and I talk about getting back on my grind for writing, and managing anxiety while reading about the crazy things going on in the world.
A small project took some energy out of me, but I think it was worthwhile. I also talk about the mentality I adopt when dating.
Quick thoughts about the Netflix show, '13 Reason Why' (no spoilers) and some upcoming podcasting gigs.
Just a normal day. Agonizing over finding a house and hoping Netflix won't shoot down my plans to write.
I talk about the interview with my detective uncle for story research and explain the struggle of juggling two projects at once.
Join my conversation with Renaldo Christopher, author of 'Gorgeous', as we talk about how sickness helped him power through the first draft of his novel, and explore the stories of his main characters: four Black, gay …
I talk about how reading influences my writing and about how it's okay not to be a social butterfly.
Today, I'm choosing to change my focus.
House hunting continues and I start thinking of new ways to engage people on Twitter.
It's all about my marketing and branding efforts today - from fiercely scrutinizing it to letting go of expectations.
I'm moving onto the next stage of the editing process for my book (finally). I also talk about how necessary it was to get outside and soak up some sun.
I get personal with Jayce Baron, author of Absolutely Me. He's releasing a follow-up to his book and we talk about what's in store for readers. I …
I talk about how to make the right decision when facing an opportunity as well as the ridiculousness (in a good way) that is Google Duplex.
What's necessary for your financial freedom? I talk about that in the show today plus I discuss some of the self-doubt I've been facing over the day.
Go through the struggle with me if trying to do everything and learning how to schedule my time.
Thoughts about putting your opinion out for people to hear plus an update that happens way later than the commute back home.
I discuss Childish Gambino's latest video, 'This Is America" and a lesson learned about confronting issues with friends soon rather than later.
I got on the phone with one of the godfathers of Black LGBT fiction, James Earl Hardy! We talk about his book, B-Boy Blues, his special relationship to E. Lynn Harris, and how it felt to see his characters brought to …
I expand on what I learned at the National Achievers Conference yesterday and try to limit the damage of negativity on my momentum.
I finally got to see Gary Vaynerchuk live in Philly and he didn't disappointed. I'm motivated to work at my highest level. And I got an insight that surprised me a bit.
A line on a TV show made me reflect about whether all I'm doing is coming from a place of passion or whether I have a real purpose.
I give some thoughts about WICOMICON, Avengers: Infinity War, and talk about potentially getting interviewed on a couple podcasts.
I speak with Cedric Quincy about his latest book, Where the Players Dwell, as well as his life as a pansexual / bisexual author with a wife and kids.
Some reactions from my time at WICOMICON.
All about what my weekend is looking like.
I talk all about setting up for future events and Interviews.
Procrastinating, messing up, ugh! Here's what you missed.
I talk to author, Brandon Goode, about his debut release, 'The Secrets of Eden'. Learn about his life and what went into writing this book.
I express the issues I'm facing in completing editing my book and get blindsided by the cancellation of the be Universal FanCon.
Maintaining the energy to do what needs to be done is a struggle I have every day. Hear about my messed-up way of being productive and about my last-minute decision to join the Universal Fan Con.
Aight so boom:
Doing a blog post kept me up all night.
Starbucks or no longer on my *list.
I might be buying my first home soon!
I discuss why I'm beginning to think that audio dramas may be the best way to tell a fictional story. I also gush in the awesomeness of Beyoncé's Coachella performance and discuss the issue of why straight Black male …
As a writer, coffee lover, Black man, and Starbucks lover, I felt it important to talk about the big thing that happened this past weekend. Then I switch gears and complain about going to the eye doctor. It's been a …
I messed up with uploads this weekend AGAIN! I'll give you a brief update on why and what to expect soon.
How does one go from extreme trauma as a youngster to thriving as an adult? I have a chat with Lawayne Childrey about his book, 'Peeling Back the …
I express the need to sometimes put away social media and focus on yourself as opposed to what other are doing and saying. I also discuss this theory about an upcoming video game and how amazing of a marketing feat it …
I talk about my latest recording of LGBTr with Ryan Douglass and some of the interesting points he brought up. Also, I marvel at how Twitter is getting me to listen to more rap music.
The struggle to work on my novel continues. Plus, I talk about the strange new pics from the set of the Teen Titans movie.
Trying to stay on track with edits is extra hard this week.
I've been so excited about going to this conference next month featuring Tony Robbins and Gary Vaynerchuk, but after Tony's statements about the #MeToo movement, I had a decision to make.
The dreaded rewrite I agonized about in the last video actually turned out not to be so bad. See how quickly I got it done, what's coming up for me …
I talk with La Toya Hankins, author of lesbian fiction titles 'SBF Seeking...' and 'K-RHO: The Sweet Taste of Sisterhood'. We discuss sororities, breaking stereotypes, and how the discovery of her own sexuality led to …
I think about the differences in space to business as an author and wrap up the week with what I'm looking forward to.
I've fallen off of my daily routine, but I'm determined to get back on. Plus, I've been inspired to continue doing my Facebook ads after second-guessing myself.
I ruminate over different ideas for more content and discuss whether it's actually productive or just a waste of time.
I talk about my strange editing process and some inspiration I got to continue doing what I'm doing. Plus, I have some questions for a certain Gary Vaynerchuk.
Getting back into the swing of things on this snowy Monday. I discuss turning a corner in the type of content I'm producing as well as showing up for your passion every day.
It's seems that I've made a breakthrough on how to deliver a high quality post on social media platforms, especially Instagram stories / Snapchat. I've also found that after digging deep in a previous episode, it's been …
An author of over five books, Larry Benjamin describes himself as an artist with words as his primary tool. I talk about what it was like growing up …
Things have thankfully toned down. I give a quick update on my day and writing progress as well as some recommendations in audio drama and music.
I mess up the beginning of this episode (oops) and then I talk about a new idea to stay current and show off my storytelling skills at the same time.
Had to take a day off to get my mind right and refocus. Here's an update on what I've been up to and a quick Netflix recommendation that I think you'll enjoy.
Life is hard, but you gotta go through the process.
I went through some relationship drama over the weekend and it's forced me to focus more on my main goals. Take a listen. It might be helpful if …
I briefly talk about the very beginning stages of the first draft of the sci-fi book I'm currently editing now. From my King for a Day series on YouTube.
Get into the mind of the man who thinks he may just be Black gay Larry David. It's Jefferey Spivey of men's fashion blog, Uptown Bourgeois. We discuss his life, his book "It's Okay If You Don't Read Everything", and his …
I was a bit nervous to post this because I usually leave these deep thoughts to myself. But hey, this podcast is all about me speaking my truth and my thoughts, so here you go.
I discuss staying productive and vent about society's obsession with cheese...ew...
My latest release of short stories and making progress in editing while stuck on one page.
I gear up to release my short stories and discuss my impaired ability to jump into conversations on Twitter.
I talk about how if your 9-5 aligns with your purpose, how Mondays don't feel so bad. I also reveal an idea that may have me utilizing some unused skills.
I had a full day today. Check out everything I've been up to and see what's ahead.
Learn all about how a boy from Jacksonville, FL grew up to become an award-winning writer living in Los Angeles. Victor Yates has work published in …
I discussed my different Netflix watches and talk about my skills as an idea person.
Some gems came to mind today on the drive. First, about what to do when faced with a big challenge. Then, I talk about a shift in mindset that could …
I got inspired about how to expand the world of Pangaea, determined to continue editing my book, and frustrated with multiple takes of the episode!
Pushed back doing work last night and started today with a new attitude, but did it last?
My character art came in and I discuss my decision to go the self-published route with my book.
Some more ramblings about my writing process from my vlog series, King for a Day. I was happy to round out the villain in my novel. Take a listen!
I talk with author Samuel Alexander about his life, his work, and his thoughts on writing. This was the first author interview I conducted and it spurred on a new series for me. Listen up!
The joys of a Friday morning turn even more joyous when I get an email with my near-complete character illustrations.
I tease a new idea that hit me in the middle of the night and clarify some comments I made on Twitter about a popular show.
Snow Day Update - I finished marking up my novel. Ready to dive in and make changes.
Working on my book's villain and trying to step up my game!
Things done over the weekend and my problem with procrastination.
How about that Scandal / How to Get Away with Murder crossover? I give my thoughts on #HowToGetAwayWithScandal and podcasts I'm soon to start listening to.
My audio files were lost for this episode, so here's a quick rundown of my main points.
I talk a bit about the need to be vulnerable in order to connect with people, but how hard it is to do. I also touch on my hopes of being a full-time …
An intro to the podcast all about my thoughts on what's going on in my life and impressions about the podcasts and audiobooks I'm listening to on the commute to and from work.