I was super pleased to learn that I placed third in Writer's Digest annual Short Story Contest and even more pleased that that came with some $$$ AND a mention in the July / August 2020 issue! Now... that doesn't come with publication, that's saved for the winner, but the story is below and I hope you enjoy.
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
By Sara|2020-04-09T23:54:21+00:00April 9th, 2020|Reading|
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
By Sara|2020-03-16T20:39:08+00:00March 16th, 2020|Writing|
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