This is a fantastic article that interviews a teen inventor about her ideas and why she thinks it's important to start teaching kids 'Inventing 101' classes. My favourite quote comes at the end. "Inventors are basically anybody and everybody who’s ever tried to solve a problem." So true! And we could use a lot more … Continue reading Science News: Odds And Ends
So last week was my birthday, and the day after I went to my first literary festival as a panelist. This was all new to me, and I was nervous at first, but lucky me, I had some really lovely people at my side to keep me grounded and help me feel confident. I got … Continue reading My Life As A Panelist or Bocas Lit Fest 2015
Yes, in my world, these two actually go together! First, I've been gone for quite a while because my computer died on me and for several weeks I had nothing to write on. No blogging, no writing, nothing. This was me the entire time: Then, when I found someone who could fix it without demanding my first … Continue reading Games of Thrones and the Bocas Lit Festival
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!
I'm so excited. Cheryl Morgan wrote an amazing article about Afrofuturist writers in scifi...and she mentioned me! Sure, I'm 'the newest kid on the Caribbean block', but my interview is on there and everything. And I got mentioned in the same breath as Samuel R. Delaney, Octavia Butler, N.K. Jemisin, Karen Lord and Tobias Buckell. … Continue reading I Got Mentioned in The New Watershed Article by Cheryl Morgan!
Yes! I am not kidding! The largest source for English language books in Europe, and one of the best bookstores in Amsterdam, if not THE best, read my post on Tobias Buckell's blog yesterday and ordered copies of my book! It's my very first bookstore buy, and I couldn't be happier! I hope people passing … Continue reading LEX TALIONIS Will Be Available Soon At The American Book Center!
Yeah, THE Tobias Buckell. You know, bestselling author of "Crystal Rain" and "Artic Rising"? As it happens, we share a Caribbean background. He grew up on a boat in Grenada, which happens to be my grandparents original home. I grew up, and still live, in Trinidad and Tobago, one of the 'big islands' in the … Continue reading I Have A Guest Post Up On Tobias Buckell’s Blog