Welcome to my blog. This is a space where I share my thoughts as a first-time fiction author. 

It’s also a place to share my experiences from living and working in Africa for over two decades. 

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Two books from expats in Africa

I just finished reading two very different books, both first person accounts of life as an expat in Africa. One is a compilation of...

Publishing Jungle

Several friends have asked me when I’ll publish my book. An innocuous question, right? I’d probably have asked the same of someone too,...

Books About Writing II

I’ve been thinking again about those “how-to-write” books. Were they any good? Was it worth my time? I probably learned something from...

First Beta Reader

My first reader was good enough to get back to me within a week, which I greatly appreciated. I don’t know if she found the story...