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Must-watch web series by Black women – Onicia Update – December 2019

Hidee Ho, Neighbors! Welcome back to my corner of the internet. In my final newsletter for 2019 (Woot! Woot!), I have a brief round up of must-watch web series by black women. My episode, Aluminum Coverage for the Pre-existing web series is now live on YouTube! Like. Share. Comment. Don’t know what to comment? A […]

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My episode of Pre-existing web series is LIVE – Onicia Update – November 2019

My episode, Aluminum Coverage form the web series Pre-Existing is now live on YouTube! Plus upcoming comedy shows in Chicago

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Plenty of Caribbean Talent – Onicia Update – October 2019

My ultimate goal as a Caribbean screenwriter: Create a scripted television show for and about the Caribbean. Winning awards is optional and not required for success. With that in mind, I’m always searching for collaborators and opportunities to tell stories. I finally worked up the courage to reach out to Peter Sagnia. He’s a director […]

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‘The Haven’ using Web Series to Launch Chicago TV Pilot – Women in Film

The Haven written by Mia McCullough features Sage Lorinne Miskel as Tasha (daughter) and Alex Dauphin as Crystal (mother) What do you do when you have an original TV pilot that explores a world and characters different from traditional Hollywood scripts? You do like Mia McCullough and Elizabeth Laidlaw and create a web series! THE […]

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Everyone in Hollywood is Blowing ‘Big Smoke’ – Women in Film

Miriam Glaser as Leah. ‘Big Smoke’ is written and created by Laura E. Bray and Miriam Glaser. Big Smoke is basically what my life would have been had things not worked out for me and Le Roommate.  About four episodes into this 6-part comedic web series about selling a TV show, I realized that Big Smoke is basically […]

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8 Journaling Ideas for Self-Development – Iris Kirkland’s My Journal Guide Review

Many how-to guides showcase one or two ways to do an activity. Iris Kirkland’s straightforward journaling guide includes eight journaling ideas for self-development. Whether you’re short on time, not too chatty, or planning long-term goals, My Journal Guide presents several ways to get into journaling. Iris even explains how those who don’t consider themselves as […]

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Pre-Existing web series is LIVE – Onicia Update

The official trailer for Pre-Existing, a web series by David Audino is here. The first episode will premiere on September 18, 2019. A new episode will air every Wednesday for 17 consecutive weeks!

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Keep writing even when it feels challenging – Onicia Update

At only our second meeting, I asked Oni what she did…exactly.  She told me she tells stories; her stories or she helps other people tell their stories.  The mediums varied widely: stand-up, books, movies, sit-coms, screenplays, articles, blogs, or podcasts… but in essence, she’s in the storytelling business. 

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Winnifred Jong’s “Tokens on Call” is a Masterclass in Woke Storytelling – Women in Film

You know a series is great when you feel the same or more excitement when watching it a second time around. I had to wait about two years, but Tokens was worth the wait. Winnifred Jong’s Tokens is a masterclass in woke storytelling. As a viewer, Tokens was a fun ride with lots of surprises […]

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Visiting St. Maarten for the first time in five years – Onicia Update

What it do Scooby Doo?! I visited St. Maarten for the first time in five years. The roommates and I had a wonderful time at the Azure hotel. I really missed St. Maarten. I don’t know when I’ll return, but I hope to have another extended stay soon. BTW, shout out to my homie Ronald […]