Xiuhtezcatl Martinez extends his environmental message on forthcoming album

Life & Soul Magazine

Environmental activist and hip hop artist Xiuhtezcatl Martinez is set to release his debut album, Break Free, early next year.

The hip hop album focuses on telling stories about global issues, standing up for what you believe in and what you want to protect.

The environment has a strong resonance for the 17-year-old rapper, who is the leader of Earth Guardians, an organisation of  youth activists, artists and musicians stepping up as leaders.

Xiuhtezcatl Martinez and 21 other young activists have filed a lawsuit against the United States government, claiming that the administration is not doing enough to protect the Earth’s atmosphere and young people’s future from the impacts of climate change.

The Earth Guardians youth director – who has already released the first single, One Day, from his forthcoming album – believes his message on global issues can be better communicated through music.

Xiuhtezcatl Martinez says he uses “hip hop as…

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Flash Fiction for Aspiring Writers 11-10-2017

A Writer's Life

 Guide for Flash Fiction for Aspiring Writers
1. A prompt photo will be provided each Monday pm to be used as a base to your story. Please include photo prompt with your story.
2. Linking for this challenge begins on Monday pm and runs to the following Monday pm.
3. Please credit photo to photographer.
4. The story word limit is 100 – 150 words (+ – 25 words). Please try to stay within this limit.
5. Please indicate the number of words in your story at the end of your story. (It doesn’t count into the amount of words).
This week’s photo prompt is provided by Enisa .

“Can you believe we’ve come to this?” Candy asked, scratching her chin.

Humphrey humpted.

“I mean, come on.  Steel recycling.  What are we, chopped liver?”


“Of all the vaulted positions we’ve held. Heralds of War. Lords of Luxury. Eater of Virgins…

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This #BlackFriday & #CyberMonday pick up an @Amazon #Kindle Or #Fire for you & yr gift list & then fill w/books!

The Literary World of Sylvia Hubbard


Everyone is a reader. Whether they like big books, small books, magazines or just perusing blogs for information.

And if they say they aren’t a reader? They should be.

This Holiday help readers and none readers have no excuse to pick up a book by giving them the gift of reading,


All month long Amazon is having deals but we know #BlackFriday and #CyberMonday are big deal days so just come back here and make sure you order your reading devices and then … fill up your device with books… my books! 




I really do hope you help encourage more readers to read and create new readers by your giving endeavors. And don’t forget to pick up you a device too. Those new Amazon Fires are awesome.


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