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JBF is syndicated! – Onicia Update

I finally achieved my big goal for 2020: Just Being Funny is syndicated and now reaching thousands of readers! Sadly the world is on fire, and I’m not really in a celebratory mood.  As a public figure of sorts, I guess I should make a statement. Black Lives Matter. That’s it. That’s the statement. Here […]

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Sundance wants Counting on Kendra?! – Onicia Update

After almost a year of writing, Maya Montrell and I submitted Counting on Kendra to Sundance’s Episodic Lab. And, oh my word, we made it to the second round! We have to wait until August 12 (!!!) to know whether we’ve made it into the program. Fingers crossed!

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The truth about American Greetings – Onicia Updates

Last year I sold eight cards to American Greetings. Since then, many of you have asked when my funny greeting cards will be available for purchase. Well, I contacted American Greetings’ Creative Team and basically it takes years before card ideas hit the shelves.

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‘Waiting to Exhale’ Sucked! – Onicia Update

Wuz gud, homie? I’m twenty years late but I need to get this off my chest. Waiting to Exhale sucked. It sucked so bad I need to tell the world even if it gets my Black card revoked. Chicago Public Schools are closed but the kids are still getting homework assignments via email. Sucks that […]

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Just Being Funny turns three!!! Show some love <3

If JBF was my human baby, it would be a toddler! I’m looking for motivation to keep slinging that funny. So, shoot me an email

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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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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.