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Coming Home to My Caribbean Self

Coming Home to My Caribbean Self

Coming Home to My Caribbean Self   I was 4 years old when I picked up my first book, I think. It's been too many years to remember precisely when. My mother was a teacher, and in our house, books came first. I had a space saver shelf, (yes, that's what they...

“I’m Nora Ephron, Bitch!”

“I’m Nora Ephron, Bitch!”

"I'm Nora Ephron, Bitch!"   The first time I heard the phrase that became the title of this blog post was on The Bold Type. Oh, if you haven't yet seen it, go now, get on it. It's a really good TV series, already 2 seasons in! In Season 1, Ep. 5, Jane challenged...

3 Book Writing Tools Every First-Time Author Should Use

3 Book Writing Tools Every First-Time Author Should Use

3 Book Writing Tools Every First-Time Author Should Use Writing a book is not an easy task, but it can be if you have the help of writing tools. If you plan on being an author anytime in the near future, then you’ll need a little help and that can come in the form of...

So You Want To Write a Book? Here’s Some Advice Before You Do

So You Want To Write a Book? Here’s Some Advice Before You Do

So You Want To Write a Book?  So, you want to write a book? Great! Welcome to the club! I cannot count the number of people I've met this year alone that told me they wanted to write a book. I actually have a list...yeah I know it's a bit weird, but hey it's good to...

Navigating the Switch From Engineering

Navigating the Switch From Engineering

Becoming an author Switching careers is never easy to do. If anyone had ever told me back in 2013 that I would move from engineering to become a first-time author, I would have told them they have no idea what they're talking about. In my mind's eye, I couldn't see...

My Book Signing and Launch Party Weekend

My Book Signing and Launch Party Weekend

Book Release party  As one of my clients prepares to launch her book this month, I am transported back to November 20, 2016, when I launched my book. I remember being so nervous; I thought everything was going wrong up to the time of the launch, which was held at 33...

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