Book Review: In a Free State (V.S. Naipaul)

I can’t believe it took me this long to finally read a book by acclaimed Trinidadian author V. S. Naipaul! For some uncanny reason his writing has not come on my reading path until now. In a Free State was therefore my first foray into Naipaul’s literary...
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...
Behind the Scenes Children of the Ocean God: The Backstory Part 3

Behind the Scenes Children of the Ocean God: The Backstory Part 2

Picking up from where I left off in Part 1, in this blogpost I would like to share more about the genesis of my upcoming historical fiction novel, Children of the Ocean God. After making a decision on the title, I felt ready to dive into the thick of writing –...
Behind the Scenes Children of the Ocean God: The Backstory Part 3

Behind the Scenes Children of the Ocean God: The Backstory Part 1

It crossed my mind earlier this week, with the upcoming launch of Children of the Ocean God later this year, that it would be helpful to readers to dedicate a few blogs to the back story of my first historical fiction novel. Hence, with this post I would like to share...

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