"The right thing at the wrong time, is no longer the right thing."
Much of what we communicate, is not what was verbally said,
but the energy and the vibration, of which it is communicated.
1) Start an LLC.
- it will help you in regards to money & taxes
- real easy to set-up especially in Delaware
- put the sales that you get, no matter how small, into the LLC (great tax-write-offs)
3) Sign-up for Publishers Weekly.
4) Networking is good but also be aware of the news in your field.
5) Look for other black communities that are involved in writing (ex. black book club).
"What can I do to help my white kids be the ones who are able to help change this system to the betterment of marginalized populations?"
- Learn from Jane Elliott & Tim Wise
- Read Crystal Fleming's, "How to Be Less Stupid about Race"
- Join SURJ (Showing Up for Racial Justice)
- Make sure they have a basic age-appropriate understanding about what race & racism is (how they operate in this society). Then, tie it into what their mission, their purpose in life is, to having a commitment to being just, and to being socially upright, and working in ways to dismantle oppression where they find it.
- Let them know what their privilege is and how it works in this society.
- Do a deep dive from white authors. It's one thing to hear it from a black voice, but to hear it from someone who is bread into the same system as them, will speak to them in a more palpable and tangible way.