The wait is over. Spyfunk! is here. Espionage, Intrigue, Secrets, Lies. Welcome to the world of Spyfunk!, a collection of spy tales that put characters of African/African Diaspora descent front and center. These exciting stories range from conventional to extraordinary, with stories that follow the rules and break them. The settings range from the past … More Spyfunk!
October is Black Speculative Fiction Month. Over in the Literary Underworld, this Literary Underlord provides a list of exceptional Black & LGBTQ media — not necessarily the titles you’ve already heard of.
Over on Yopp I have the privilege and the pleasure of interviewing author, inspirational speaker, activist and podcaster Britt East. And we get into all of the things. From his award winning book A Gay Man’s Guide To Life, to racial justice, activism, supporting our trans siblings, becoming the best versions of ourselves, his new … More A Gay Man’s Guide To Life: An Interview with Britt East
Well since the announcement has been made, I can share the exciting news. My short story, The Bonds That Bind, will be included in the upcoming Spyfunk! anthology. Espionage, Intrigue, Secrets, Lies. Welcome to the world of Spyfunk!, a collection of spy tales that put characters of African/African Diaspora descent front and center. These exciting … More Coming Soon: Spyfunk
You think you know but you have no idea. Most of you believe you’re familiar with the fable, The Three Pigs and the Big Bad Wolf. What if I told you that the Big Bad Wolf, or Bad Wolf rather, was in fact the hero? What if Bad Wolf’s only crime was defending his terrain … More Stonewalled
BY DENNIS R. UPKINS Originally published at 30UpTV Broadcast journalist Corey Graves said it best. There are trailblazers and there are earth scorchers. Gail Simone is definitely the latter. Like many of you, I was introduced to Gail through her run on the DC Comics series Birds of Prey, and became an instant fan of … More Gail Force: An Interview With The Indomitable Gail Simone
“The path of the One is made by many.” —The Oracle, The Matrix films Be it a social media post, an academic essay, a news article, or a novella, many of my readers know that I am very prone to include profound quotes in my work. A number of those quotes have guided me and … More And I Quote
Now that the check has cleared…..I’m excited to announce that I was recently selected and awarded a prestigious writer’s grant. … More May We Get What We Deserve
Over on How To Love Comics, I provide a character study on Wonder Woman’s replacement, rival, and eventual ally, Achilles Warkiller, also known as the Olympian. The piece is the latest installment in HTLC’s A Year Of Wonder series which commemorates the 80th anniversary of the iconic Amazon throughout the year. Here it is. Your … More Enter The Olympian
Over on OUTvoices I break down as to why I don’t see it for Wandavision; how Monica Rambeau was arguably the breakout star; and not framing the show from Rambeau’s perspective was a missed opportunity for an excellent series. And now, our feature presentation.