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...
Random Musings – Seeking Inspiration for My Next Book

Random Musings – Seeking Inspiration for My Next Book

Lately, I have been thinking a lot about the future. Specifically I’ve been pondering what book I would like to write next after Children of the Ocean God is completed. Admittedly, I already have a plan for another children’s book, called Ning Ning, to...

Book Review: The Rebel (Albert Camus)

The Rebel is probably the most intensely philosophical book that I have read in my entire life. It packs a punch from the word go. As a result it took me quite some time to read and digest the contents of this gem from the legendary French/Algerian philosopher Albert...

Book Review: Capitalism and Slavery (Dr. Eric Williams)

“The capitalists had first encouraged West Indian slavery and then helped to destroy it. When British capitalism depended on the West Indies, they ignored slavery or defended it. When British capitalism found the West Indian monopoly a nuisance, they destroyed West...
The Life and Times of Thomas ‘Indian’ Warner

The Life and Times of Thomas ‘Indian’ Warner

I have discovered through the course of my painstaking research for my upcoming historical fiction novel, Children of the Ocean God, that Caribbean history is littered with countless tragic stories of injustice, suffering and genocide. None moreso than the fascinating...

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