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

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 2

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...

Book Review: Wide Sargasso Sea (Jean Rhys)

What an intense, emotionally charged novel! I’ve heard about Wide Sargasso Sea, by Jean Rhys, since I was a teenager growing up in Barbados. Somehow, it never crossed my reading path until now. The long wait was certainly worth it! Although I must confess...

Book Review: In the Castle of My Skin (George Lamming)

As a native of Barbados, who grew up on the island until the age of eighteen, I feel I bring a different perspective to the experience of reading In the Castle of My Skin by George Lamming. The setting is not only familiar, but the dialect and the way of thinking...

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