Alicia's Blog Featuring Badass Black Heroines in Superhero Fiction, Urban Fantasy, Afrofuturism, and Paranormal Women's Fiction

Author Alicia McCalla wearing Oya Merchandise and inspired by Storm

From Myth to Merchandise: Oya in the Sentinel S...

Join me for a behind-the-scenes look at the inspirations and creative process behind my merchandise collection celebrating Oya Yoruba Orisha and the Sentinel!

From Myth to Merchandise: Oya in the Sentinel S...

Join me for a behind-the-scenes look at the inspirations and creative process behind my merchandise collection celebrating Oya Yoruba Orisha and the Sentinel!

Black Woman Superhero Guided Meditation on YouTube Read By Alicia Speaks

BADASS GUIDED VISUALIZATION: I Am a Force to Be...

My new YouTube guided visualization invites you on a journey within to tap untapped superhuman abilities. Feel empowered to change the world through your indomitable spirit and gifts.

BADASS GUIDED VISUALIZATION: I Am a Force to Be...

My new YouTube guided visualization invites you on a journey within to tap untapped superhuman abilities. Feel empowered to change the world through your indomitable spirit and gifts.

Alicia Speaks Narrator and pen name for Author Alicia McCalla

Why I Love Narrating My Own Audiobooks: Craftin...

As an author-narrator, voicing my audiobooks deepens my creative process in ways that directly strengthen my storytelling. Listeners gain an immersive experience infused with my intimate vision.

Why I Love Narrating My Own Audiobooks: Craftin...

As an author-narrator, voicing my audiobooks deepens my creative process in ways that directly strengthen my storytelling. Listeners gain an immersive experience infused with my intimate vision.

Dark Skinned Warrior Goddess Affirmation I am Unstoppable

BADASS AFFIRMATION: Warrior Goddess “I Am Unsto...

Discover the indomitable spirit of Zariel, a warrior goddess whose strength and grace inspire us to face life's battles. Embrace your inner power, overcome challenges, and become an unstoppable force...

BADASS AFFIRMATION: Warrior Goddess “I Am Unsto...

Discover the indomitable spirit of Zariel, a warrior goddess whose strength and grace inspire us to face life's battles. Embrace your inner power, overcome challenges, and become an unstoppable force...

Chosen By Storm Prequel Book Birthday Celebration

Chosen By Storm Is Here: Join the Book Birthday...

Celebrate the book birthday of Chosen By Storm! Take 15% off Tia Jackson's Sentinel origin story and exclusive Oya merchandise. 

Chosen By Storm Is Here: Join the Book Birthday...

Celebrate the book birthday of Chosen By Storm! Take 15% off Tia Jackson's Sentinel origin story and exclusive Oya merchandise. 

Audio Drama of Chosen By Storm in Three Episodes on YouTube Read By Alicia Speaks

The Sentinel Rises: A Roundup of the Riveting A...

Experience The Sentinel's origin story in one place with this roundup of the riveting 3-episode audio drama adapted from the “Chosen By Storm” Prequel Teaser.

The Sentinel Rises: A Roundup of the Riveting A...

Experience The Sentinel's origin story in one place with this roundup of the riveting 3-episode audio drama adapted from the “Chosen By Storm” Prequel Teaser.