Behind the Scenes: Children of the Ocean God – Ariran guisou

Behind the Scenes: Children of the Ocean God – Ariran guisou

As I have mentioned in previous blog posts, it is extremely important for me to honor the legacy of the Garifuna people (Black Caribs) in my upcoming historical fiction novel Children of the Ocean God. I am therefore doing my utmost to tell a story that is authentic...
Highlights from 2020 – A Year of Gratitude

Highlights from 2020 – A Year of Gratitude

As this year rapidly draws to a close I just wanted to say a heartfelt thank you to all my readers and fans for their amazing support in 2020. In spite of all of the challenges that arose this year, which impacted us all, there are still many wonderful moments and...
The Mirror of Life

The Mirror of Life

This past week has been quite a challenging one for me for a number of reasons, both personal and professional. Nevertheless, I managed to get through it and things are thankfully looking up now. During this rough patch I did quite a bit of reflection on my life. In...
Tell Them We Are Rising!

Tell Them We Are Rising!

Recently a close friend of mine shared an inspiring documentary film on historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) entitled Tell Them We Are Rising. It highlights how important these institutions are for Black Americans not only as centers of learning but...
Support Artists Sunday – November 29th, 2020

Support Artists Sunday – November 29th, 2020

Together, with fellow artists, writers and craftspeople the world over, I will be participating in Artists Sunday – a global event with a mission to make the Sunday after Thanksgiving the best day of the year for creatives! Think of it like Black Friday or Small...
Supporting Aspiring Writers: The Inside Scoop

Supporting Aspiring Writers: The Inside Scoop

I have been thinking lately a lot about how to educate family, friends and fans of my writing on how they can best support me as an author. To be honest from what I have read online in other writing blogs this is something that many aspiring authors struggle with...

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