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Unashamed Fangirl – Onicia Updates

Newsletters don’t always have to be exclusively about me. October is dedicated to Shouting out friends and their new projects. That’s all I gotta say today. Got something I should see or someone I should collaborate with? Email me or shout at me on Twitter. Fangirlin’ Just a few of my friends who create dope […]

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Back to Basics – Onicia Updates

Y’all, I feel like I’ve been living in the library. I currently have five books related writing and the business of being an artists and businessperson. I also purchased two e-books about independent publishing from one of my favorite authors/entrepreneurs, Sylvia Hubbard. What’s up with all the reading? Well, I’ve been feeling a bit stagnant […]

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True stories and faithful friends – Onicia Updates

Aight, so what have I been up to? Oh you know, just the usual: slapping words together and creating dope art with cool people. Last month we filmed my episode of Pre-Existing. I’m so thankful that Lissette was there to direct. Lissette works well under pressure and she’s was so amazing and reading my mood […]

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Writing all da Words – Onicia Updates – July 2018

Holy hotdog it is hot in Chicago — like Caribbean hot! This is the summer of adulting; I’m using a coaster and choosing water over soda. Well, I’m not really a sugary drink person, but I try to get at least one when I go to parties.  Last month, I reunited with my friend Alicia […]

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Caribbean Gyal Inna Chicago – Onicia Updates – June 2018

Oh-ni-ni! What’s my name?! Oh-ni-ni! What’s my name?! Spring. Summer. Whatever you call this beautiful, but brief season is when the Chicago sun comes out to bless a bish is finally here. June is also Caribbean American Heritage Month. At the year’s midpoint, I am feeling myself. Why? Firstly, my mommy is still alive and will […]

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Creative Growth – Onicia Update – May 2018

When I started this newsletter in January 2016, I used it to hold myself accountable. How can I call myself a writer if my words are never published? How do I call myself a performer if I never stand on a stage? How do I prove that I get ish done (am a successful project […]

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Chillin’ and Relaxin’ – Onicia Update – April 2018

Yes, I’m alive. Just hanging around, enjoying my social media break, and waiting for spring. Um, should I say more? Nah, that’s all I gotta say today. Got something I should see or someone I should collaborate with? Email me or shout at me on Twitter. Published Writings 6 Lessons Learned Adapting My Feature Script […]

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I am Woman, Hear Me Yawn! – Onicia Updates – March 2018

Welcome to March! It’s Women’s History Month. If you’ve been following me on le social media, you know that I pretty much spend my twitter days hyping up women in entertainment. My wish for March is to find a moment to nap and attend Heaux Magazine’s 1-year anniversary party! That’s all I gotta say today. […]

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Creating Art I Love – Onicia Updates – February 2018

“You like me! You really like me!” Last month y’all made me feel like Sally Field at the Academy Awards. I asked to collaborate and y’all put me to work. I’ll keep this brief because this month’s update is super packed. That’s all I gotta say today. Keep recommending people I should collaborate with! Email me or […]