I Need to Write (The “About” Page)

“First forget inspiration. Habit is more dependable. Habit will sustain you whether you’re inspired or not. Habit will help you finish and polish your stories. Inspiration won’t. Habit is persistence in practice.”

Octavia E. Butler. “Furor Scribendi.” In Bloodchild and Other Stories, 137-144. New York, NY: Seven Stories Press, 2005. (emphasis mine)

Founded in May 2008, Nunez Daughter is an experiment in digital autobiography and archive.  It expands on thoughts formulated in a seminar paper titled, “‘I’m On to You:’ Troubling Performances of Race, Gender and Class.”  The Radical Woman of Color blogosphere (including brownfemipower, Prof Susurro, The Anxious Black Woman, Noemi and Suky) provided the original inspiration, love and support even as the rapid, organic and global growth of the blogosphere has expanded, deepened and changed my own views on everything from civil rights for transgender people to histories of slavery.

We are always in process.

“Speak friend and enter.”

Kismet Nuñez  is a blogger, writer, student, teacher, researcher, historian, fangirl, lover, sister, daughter and everything in between.  You can find her working cures at Nuñez Daughter, making gris-gris in the WOC Survival Kit or twiddling her thumbs on Twitter.  Her doppelgängers also roam the web, well-managed and well-fed thanks to the iwannalive production team.

Nunez Daughter is updated on a wing and a prayer, but Speak Your Mind posts appear every Friday.

Kismet can be reached at nunez [no space] daughter at gmail dot com

This is an iwannalive production.

2 thoughts on “I Need to Write (The “About” Page)

  1. Pingback: In the Future, We Kill Our Attackers: Rihanna’s “Man Down” as Afrofuturist Text (via Nuñez Daughter) « Aker: Futuristically Ancient

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