Summer Writing Break

Summer Writing Break

It’s been an inauspicious start to the summer of 2024. A summer of Cricket T20 World Cup cricket matches, Euro Cup football fixtures, and soon, keenly contested Olympic Games events. The weather in Western Europe has been stormy and much cooler than expected at...
πŸŽ‰!Celebrating A Succesful Book Launch!πŸŽ‰

πŸŽ‰!Celebrating A Succesful Book Launch!πŸŽ‰

Finally, after four and a half years of researching, (re)writing, editing, and formatting I have finally published my debut historical fiction novel – Children of the Ocean God. Starting from June 1st 2024, the book is available in e-book and paperback formats...
On Writing Children of the Ocean God

On Writing Children of the Ocean God

Sometimes as a writer/artist you are tempted to naively assume that your work does not require any explanation to support its interpretation. Art after all should be freely open to interpretation. In many ways that for me is the beauty of art,...
The Six-Word Story Revisted

The Six-Word Story Revisted

Almost three years ago I came across a very interesting literary genre called the six-word story (also widely known as flash fiction). As the name indicates, an entire story can be told in a grand total of just six words. As incredible as this limitation may seem, it...
Behind the Scenes Children of the Ocean God: The Backstory Part 3

Behind the Scenes Children of the Ocean God: The Backstory Part 3

Continuing from Part 2, in this blogpost I would like to share more about how I explored and incorporated the perspective of the Garifuna into the narrative of Children of the Ocean God. This was no easy task since there is a dearth of information in the historical...

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