• Humour,  Short Stories

    My Front Porch

    Girl, is so nice of you to come and visit an old lady. Don’t sit down here, the heat in here is something else. Let’s sit on the front porch and catch some sea breeze.

  • On Writing

    I’m so vain

    A friend of mine picked up the proof of my soon-to-be released children’s book, Trapped in Dunston’s Cave, Book 3 of the Caribbean Adventure Series. She read the back and spotted the line that read “Published by CaribbeanReads Publishing”.

  • On Writing

    To “e” or not to “e”

    (Photo – High school student in Ghana holds up an e-Reader donated by WorldReader.org) I have been reading a book called Aiming at Amazon in which author Aaron Shepherd advises authors, mainly self-publishers, on steps to take to increase the sales of their books on Amazon. He suggests that authors choose to publish their books either in an electronic or a printed format. I can paraphrase his reasoning into a few simple truths:

  • Jaxon Photos

    Monkeys and mischief in Paradise

    Located at the top of the chain of Eastern Caribbean islands, St. Kitts offers a taste of paradise to the honeymooning couple. It is a quiet, romantic island with beautiful beaches, wonderful sights and friendly people. It is also easy to reach, just a three hour flight from Miami.

  • Novel Spaces

    Writing Endings

    This is my first post for 2011. I planned to begin the post by extending Happy New Year wishes to my co-novelnauts and readers, however, I decided yesterday that since my year has not had a very auspicious start, I will celebrate the Chinese New Year and start 2011 all over again on February 3.

  • Humour,  Short Stories

    Touch Down

    Yeah boy, ah reach. The flight? Boy, you know how it is when you come home for carnival. From the time you get on de plane is like you done reach.

  • Children and Reading

    Help! My child won’t read

    Many parents worry because their children don’t want to read. The first step to addressing this, is to try to find out the cause of their reluctance. Once you know the why, it is much easier to come up with a mutually acceptable solution.

  • Short Stories

    The End

    It was over. The moment his lips touched hers she knew. After six exquisite months, the relationship was abruptly and decidedly over.

  • Novel Spaces

    Writing Heals

    There are books out there for every kind of ailment, disorder and difficult experience you can imagine. Books can bring us together by reminding us that we are not alone in our problems.