#ReadCaribbean for Lessons in Writing
I hope that you have been following the #ReadCaribbean hashtag on Instagram! If you need an intro into this annual celebration of Caribbean literature every June be sure to check out all of the posts dedicated to Caribbean authors, books about the Caribbean, and books set in the Caribbean on Book of Cinz. Ever since I started studying the art of writing
8 Perfect Pandemic Reads that are Not About Pandemics
Reading in the time of quarantine is a tricky one because—what to read? You don’t want to get even more depressed but you don’t want something that doesn’t at least in some way pay homage to this alternative world we’re currently living in. Here are a few book options that hit the right note, but are not about pandemics. And just FYI
3 Things I Learned at #AWP20 That I Didn’t Expect To
This was my first time attending the AWP Conference (Association of Writers and Writing Programs) and despite the apprehension that it was going to be cancelled and then the diminished attendance, I'm still glad I went. It was something I've always heard that "you must do at least once." But... what did I learn? A lot! Here are three things I didn't
On Tolerating Rejection
When I set out to write (yes, it was a conscious decision after growing tired of my own excuses as to why I wasn’t) I read everything I could find on it and in doing that, read a lot about rejection. So in some ways, I was prepared, or at least forewarned, as to what was coming. I’m sure you’ve come across
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