June 8, 2017

So as many of you know, I LOVE my readers more than anything!!! You guys are the reason why I'm able to do what I love every single day, and I can't thank you enough, so when one of my readers said, "If you have some free time today, Sasha, hit us with a lil' #ShortSto...

November 10, 2016

When I write, my only goal is to paint as vivid a picture that I can with my words. I strive to allow my readers the chance to feel, see, hear, and even smell what I am describing...all in their mind's eye though! ;)


Sasha Ravae

October 12, 2016

When I was a sophomore in high school, I was introduced to Urban Fiction through my best friend. I had a pretty rough childhood, so reading and writing had always been my escape, but when I read books such as Flyy Girl by Omar Tyree and The Coldest Winter Ever by Siste...

July 27, 2016

50. Make writing a priority in your life.

Before I had my son, graduated college, started working in the corporate world, and even getting married, I had more than enough time to spare. I used to be able to read 24/7 and write until I fell asleep, but now, I have a lot...

July 25, 2016

49. Believe that you're a writer.

This is so important because if you don't believe that you are a writer, how do you expect the world to? I started "Counterfeit Dreams" back in 2005. At that time, I loved to write, but I would have never considered myself to be a "writ...

July 19, 2016

48. Write down everything ! I cannot stress this tip enough. Even if you have the best memory in the world, it is key to jot down notes when you can...

July 13, 2016

47. Kill clunky sentences. When I was in college, I took a poetry course, and I absolutely loved it! I am fascinated with words, so to learn how to string...

July 11, 2016

46. Listen to how people talk.

I am fascinated with dialogue and different dialects. As people, we all have our own way of speaking and so many things can and have influenced that. For me, I grew up in San Francisco, CA. I lived there until I was 12 before moving to San...

July 6, 2016

45. Join a writing group.

If you are a part of the Facebook community, then you know that there is a group for almost any and everything there. As an author, I have found this to be very beneficial when it comes to engaging with readers or even other authors. Definitely...

July 4, 2016

44. Simplify your words.

When I first started writing, I loved the idea of using my extensive vocabulary at the same time. I love words, and I love studying the English language, so it only made sense to incorporate that into my work. What I found though is that it is A...

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