‘Becoming Bessy’ Caribbean historical fiction

#BlackHistoryMonth #Caribbean #HistoricalRomance This is a novel I completed a year ago, which felt like a labour of love. It's a coming of age story, set in the Caribbean at a time of political awakening and socio-economic change. It tells the story of one girl's journey to womanhood, at a time of deep social division but also [...]

There is a thin veil …

'There is a thin veil', that's what Mama used to say, 'like the rarest of silk, separating the seen from the unseen,  the living from the dead, us from our ancestors.'  Roadtripping with 'Becoming Bessy'   And, no matter what form this veil takes, it is there all the same, like mist on a lake at [...]

Sample Tuesday

I hope everyone had a great start to the New Year! Last year had so many personal highlights. It was super exciting and full-on.   So, 2018, let's get a first look at you … I've taken on a new project, with some quirky demands (but whatever lol). My writing continues, with a couple new [...]