Even though we’re social distancing, now is the best time to date

We’re in the middle of a global pandemic, who’s thinking about dating right now?! Apparently, many people are and now might be the best time to do it. Staying home and staying safe is the best thing we all can do right now to control the spread of COVID-19. We’re at home all day, every […]

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why you should Take a break from social media while social distancing

Whether you call it COVID-19, Coronavirus, or Dat Rona we are ALL in quarantine right now. Being stuck at home, it’s easy to get stuck on your phone. If you weren’t already spending too much time on social media, you are now. As someone who conscientiously tries to spend as little time as possible on […]

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Who is Elizabeth Montgomery? Check out my new bio

Elizabeth Montgomery is a resilient award-winning multimedia journalist, social media maven, public speaker and author. Elizabeth’s journalism career began while she was homeless. After high school, she lived in her car while going to college, working odd jobs, interning at newspapers then freelancing for several media outlets nationwide. Currently, she is the Community Relations and […]

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Why I am choosing to be single

I was sitting on my bed going through my old journals and I noticed a pattern. Typically when you journal you write about your day or dump out your thoughts. I did that some days, but the majority of my entries were about some guy I was into or over.  As I kept reading it […]

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Happy people get sad too

My whole life I’ve had to answer the question: “Do you smile all the time?” and the answer is yes. I am generally a happy person. When people find out I spent years homeless and the abuse that got me there, they then ask me “how are you so happy?” Being happy, bubbly and positive […]

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How to be single and happy

It’s not going to be easy, but it’s going to be worth it. Being single and happy is work. Especially in a world where love and relationships seem to be the ultimate goal in life. The hours you spend scrolling on social media every day there are photos of couples, quotes about love, thirst traps, […]

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Emontwrites poetry: Never be mine

This is a poem I wrote long ago, but I’ve never had a place to put them besides my hard drive. These poems don’t depict my actual life, but I hope you enjoy! I lay in bed thinking of you. A moment stolen in my busy life. Skin smooth and ivory Eyes emerald green. Untypical […]

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Black boys lives cut short in Wilmington

In less than one month, Wilmington, North Carolina was home to seven drive-by shootings that changed the lives of 15 black boys. How many black boy lives must be altered before a change takes place? Five days before Christmas five teenage boys were victims of an afternoon drive-by shooting that left Shane Simpson, 16, dead. […]

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