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One of my favourite new pastimes is watching “theory” videos on YouTube. Super Carlin Brothers, Film Theorists, Harry Potter Folklore, ProtoMario, Seamus Gorman… Wow, I spend a lot of time on YouTube. Anyway, as a writer, I enjoy listening to … Continue reading
There is a saying: “Writers write what they know.” It’s cliché and (of course) contested. As a science fiction/fantasy writer, there’s a clear limit to my own life experiences and what I put on paper: I’ve never wielded a magical sword, … Continue reading
Before I was Mr Multilingual, I was a teenager who read Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird for CXC English Literature, and J. K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series for fun. I have considered myself a fiction writer since my early teens, and … Continue reading
In my humble opinion, the “blessing” of “souls” should not be done at the expense of offending an entire culture. Continue reading
Remember those beads I bought? Well, they’re now a bracelet that’s definitely the only one of its kind in the entire world: It features my Hebrew name קורן (Koren). Axa was very patient and diligent in making sure that the letters of … Continue reading
Being a writer in a country like Jamaica in which people don’t particularly like to read isn’t very easy. Most Caribbean writers tend to get somewhere only when they are at least partly abroad: Jamaica Kincaid (not Jamaican, by the way), … Continue reading