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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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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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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 […]

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Help me decide my next project – Onicia Update

Hello, people of Townsville! April showers were supposed to bring May flowers but here in Chicago, it seemed we got more showers upon showers. Ain’t that a trick? I’ve been doing all the things but I want to know what should I focus on next? This month I was hard at work not writing new entries […]

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Stories about stories – Onicia Update

I’m alive and writing. Since my last letter, I’ve been diligently collecting stories about stories. Confused? Let me explain. Writing is more than the time spent actively stringing words together. Ideas are planted and explored during seemingly mundane activities within our daily lives; waiting at the bus stop, washing dishes, or even while zoning out […]

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Balancing quality and quantity – Onicia Updates

Welcome to 2019. I’m finally getting around to publishing this newsletter on the last day of January; talk about cutting it close. I’m slooowly coming to terms with the idea that 2019 should be about quality, not quantity.In a world where everyone seems to be pumping out content every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, not following […]

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Alive, making stuff, and ready to collaborate – Onicia Updates

This month’s newsletter is inspired by my friend and fellow creative living in Chicago, Erisa Apantaku (@erisa_apantaku). Erisa produces content for some of my fave Chicago media organizations including City Bureau and South Side Weekly. As we break for the holiday season and prepare our resolutions for 2019, I want you to know that I’m alive, […]

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Nothing to say – Onicia Updates

 Sooo, I find myself in a bit of a predicament. I want to send 12 newsletters this year but this month I have nothing to say. I thought about doing a year in review or thankful edition but I kinda don’t have the energy to put together a ‘meaty’ letter. So what can I do […]