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Author Archives: Khaila G.
Mini Book Review: A Wizard of Earthsea
I’m a bit behind when it comes to my reading goals, but the quality of novels I’ve read in the past few months definitely makes up for the lack of quantity.
4 Pieces of Advice for the Aspiring Writer in Belize
Advice isn’t much, but it’s definitely something that helped me on my own journey, and hopefully, these few pieces of advice might be helpful to some aspiring writers out there.
When Life Gets in the Way of Writing
If you’re like me, you tend to be pretty critical of yourself on those days when it’s a bit harder to find the time, the energy, or even the words to write with. But hey – life happens sometimes.
7 Speculative Fiction Books by Black Authors You Should Read
From witches and vampires to Caribbean alien invasions, here are 7 Speculative Fiction books written by black authors.
5 Fantasy & Sci-Fi Shows You Should Watch
Looking for some Fantasy & Sci-Fi inspiration? Here are 5 shows you should definitely check out.
Crossroads: The Unexpected Debut
I always thought my first published book was going to be some epic Fantasy novel – one with dragons and magic and swords. (Think Game of Thrones but make it Black.) My debut book, however, is a collection of poems, entitled Crossroads. My younger self would be shocked, but also oh so proud.
Originally posted on Geni Kafo'ere Writes :
My stomach felt as though a chasm was growing deeper by the second inside of it. I had unknowingly balled my fists up so tight, I released by clenched fingers, blood rushed through them, returning the pink hue to my palms and yet the rest of me still…
5 Ways to Love Yourself More
It’s okay if you have a hard time loving yourself sometimes. We all do. Whether it’s just a few bad days or a constant uphill battle, you’re not alone.
Why You Should Revisit Your First Draft Sometimes
The first draft: the bare bones of the book; the scaffolding before the building. It’s probably filled with errors and not to mention plot holes aplenty. But it’s also so much more.