Hope you had a wonderful Easter! I actually did the traditional Easter weekend kite flying trip with the family on Glorious Saturday, and it was nice to see all the other families at the Queen's Park Savannah having fun with homemade and store-bought kites. We drove around, bought great Korean food, and just enjoyed being … Continue reading Final Chance to Vote!
Shaken, Not Stirred
Yesterday I was curled up in a chair, ignoring my finicky WiFi and playing Farm Heroes on my phone - which has it's own internet - when I got momentarily dizzy and thought I felt my armchair shake. Turns out I was right. Around 11am, we did in fact experience an earthquake. A 5.7 to … Continue reading Shaken, Not Stirred
3 Day Quote Challenge! And They’re Off!!
I've been nominated for the Three Day Quote Challenge by Erin Burns! She has a wonderful blog in which she reviews books, among other things. She's extra special to me because not only did she read and like my novel LEX TALIONIS, she left reviews for it all over the place. If she wasn't already … Continue reading 3 Day Quote Challenge! And They’re Off!!
My Life As A Panelist or Bocas Lit Fest 2015
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
An Announcement for the Trinis
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
Good Quotes– A Brief Guide To Extempo Calypso And Some Epic Insults
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
LEX TALIONIS – An Article About My Appearance At The Bocas Lit Festival South
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
LEX TALIONIS by R.S.A. Garcia – A Talk With a Book Club And An Actual Signing!
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!
The Best Thing I Ever Ate
Lawrence M. Schoen--who needs to teach me the Klingon language some day--graciously invited me to partake of his unusual feature, 'Eating Authors', in which various authors recall their most memorable meal. Find out what was my favourite meal ever and why. Just click here. And if you came here because you found me through Dr. … Continue reading The Best Thing I Ever Ate