Welcome!Please look around and enjoy; a blog from a Jamaican who loves languages! Look for a new post every Sunday at 12:00 pm Jamaican time.
Nowadays, there are quite a few books that are self-published, and with the rise of eBooks, the number has increased manifold. Continue reading
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
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