July 2020

Yay! I won something. Short Story: An Indefinite Progress of Existence

2020-07-02T15:42:27+00:00July 2nd, 2020|News, Writing|

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

June 2020

#ReadCaribbean for Lessons in Writing

2020-06-13T17:58:34+00:00June 12th, 2020|Reading, 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

March 2020

3 Things I Learned at #AWP20 That I Didn’t Expect To

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