Category Archives: Reading

The Best Gift Ever & Me

Last week, my daughter read, Colourblind, one of my novellas and declared it “Awesome!” Continue reading

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Read An Ebook Week & Me (2015)

Sure I’m late out of the gate… but better to be late than to be THE late, as my dear mother often says! Visit me at http://www.smashwords.com/profile/view/nailah for details!

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Guest Blog: Robert E. Sandiford on Writing Erotica

It’s a question I get asked from time to time: “Why do you write erotica?” This time it came in an interview by a senior colleague, a fellow Barbadian writer who is also an academic. “You’ve done other things, of … Continue reading

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My Dream & Me

In the last two months or so I’ve been busy putting the finishing touches on my two latest novellas: To Protect & Serve (published today!) and Fantasy Fulfilled (soon come!). It’s been a trying time – what with balancing the … Continue reading

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More Erotica & Me

In November 2012 I featured an interview with Eve Seymour, a new Caribbean writer of Erotica. Her rambunctious tale, Broken Rules puts her firmly in line to become the foremost Caribbean writer of Erotica. (Those of you who’ve read the … Continue reading

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Eve Seymour & Me

One of the books I mentioned last month was Broken Rules & other island variations by Eve Seymour. For many reasons it captured my interest and imagination and made me want to find out more about Ms. Seymour. In the … Continue reading

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Doing Me

I’ve not posted here for a few months. Too busy ‘doing me’. You know what I’m talking about… living life to my fullest potential; recognizing that said potential changes and expands every time a new goal is met. When I … Continue reading

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Dr. Seuss, Roald Dahl, Enid Blyton (plus others) & Me

My last post (and your response to it) has given me much food for thought. The main thought being: What are the books that shaped me (and my love of books and reading) as a child? A better question might … Continue reading

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Books & Me

I love to read. I am the sum total of all I’ve experienced in my brief sojourn in this realm, and books have done much to inform my life and the way I live it; certain books have always “found” … Continue reading

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