I don't even remember why I clicked on this story. It was in one of my digests simply listed as 'One Heckuva Hike'. Mild curiosity was probably the culprit. But what started off as a beautiful story about the Appalachian Trail ended up going deeper into the human psyche than I ever expected. You can … Continue reading A Story About A Man, A Trail And The Life Before
Some of you may have seen this clip of John Oliver calling out Jack Warner over the FIFA bribery scandal: Needless to say, it did not necessarily go over well with all the citizens of my country. Many of us are embarrassed by the whole Warner thing, and some people felt Oliver was using our own … Continue reading Trinbagonian Words And Phrases For the Expert Tourist
You've never heard of them? Well allow me to introduce you to them. I just had one of these last month, while I was out with my sister at one of our new favourite restaurants, Samurai. So I can tell you it's definitely available outside of California and New York. Also, they're right. It's helladelicious. … Continue reading Sushi-Burritos Taste Amazing!
It's Carnival time here again in Trinidad and Tobago and if you know me, you know I love to talk about my country's biggest festival. It literally sweeps everything from our mind and gets the body moving to the music. It's just one week away, with this Friday being Fantastic Friday and I'm looking forward … Continue reading Carnival Time Again
Hey! I've been a bit too tired this week to blog, but I thought I'd just make a little announcement. LEX TALIONIS is currently available for sale at RIK Bookstores Limited in Trinidad. I'm in my local bookstores! I know right? Crazy! Anyway, if you're a Trini, or you plan to be in Trinidad … Continue reading An Announcement for the Trinis
I have always been addicted to quotes and a good insult. Must be the Trini in me. We love to end an argument by just shutting it down. We even have a form of improv calypso that we call Extempo. It's two contestants getting on stage with no idea what the topic will be. The only know … Continue reading Good Quotes– A Brief Guide To Extempo Calypso And Some Epic Insults
Heh. Look, Ma, I'm famous. The Trinidad Guardian wrote a small article on my panel at the Bocas Lit Festival last week Sunday. They mentioned me and everything. It's a proud day, I tell you. I had a marvelous time at that Festival, mostly because I got to hang out with KAREN LORD! You heard … Continue reading LEX TALIONIS – An Article About My Appearance At The Bocas Lit Festival South
If you are from Trinidad and Tobago, or you'll be in Trinidad on October 27th 2014, feel free to come on down to the Carnegie Library in San Fernando on Library Corner. I'll be holding a Meet and Greet session for Library Week from 3:30pm to 5:00pm. There will be other local authors there and … Continue reading I Have Upcoming Appearances for LEX TALIONIS So Come Join Me!
So last Monday I had my first ever public speaking event. I went to the Carnegie Library in San Fernando and spoke with the library's book club. I took my sister and cousin along with me to record the events and for moral support. It turns out transport to the South city from our capital … Continue reading LEX TALIONIS by R.S.A. Garcia – A Talk With a Book Club And An Actual Signing!
Greg's a wonderful old friend from Australia and we met on the OWW years ago where we supported each other as we crept toward our goal of being decent writers some day and shared our love of all things cricket. Greg wrote this amazing, emotional, dystopic yet almost urban fantasy book called 'Nine Planets' that really didn't … Continue reading Greg Byrne Got One Hell of a Publishers Weekly Review For His Debut Novel Nine Planets!