Interracial Couples in Books and TV

As a product of an interracial couple, and whose family and country is a giant melting pot, seeing same race couples in the media and in movies  surprised me growing up. Interracial couples have been [...]

To Prequel or Not To Prequel

When I wrote my first book, For the Love of Jazz, I never imaged readers would fall in love with the ghosts, but they did and it inspired me to write a prequel to tell Lola and [...]

3 Things I Learned Moving to Another Country

In January 2015 when my husband decided to accept a job in another country, I was excited for him and the new opportunities it would open us for our family, but nervous, as we’d (me [...]

Spreading the Passion

March 2-6 was reading week at my son’s school. First Baptist Christian School invited me to read one of the books they were celebrating, and to speak with students about writing, being an author, [...]

4 Words that Changed My Life Forever

THE NEWS “We’re moving to Florida!” Those were my husband words in February when he decided to get a new job. Although I knew the possibility of him getting a job outside of Grand Cayman [...]

How Conferences and Workshops Changed My Writing Career

Growing up as a writer in Grand Cayman was a challenge, especially after leaving high school. Other than an English class at college, writing workshops or book fairs didn’t exist in the traditional sense. Published [...]