Caribbean Thoughts

by Carol Mitchell

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It’s Not Your Job

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Source Unknown

I do my best to support my fellow Caribbean authors, so when I came across a new book by an author from the region I looked for it on Amazon and took a “Look Inside”. I did this because although I am a self-published author and wholly support self-publishing, I am painfully aware of the wide variety in quality that is out there.

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The New Guy in my Life

I’m a messy writer.

I make notes everywhere, backs of envelopes, receipts, box tops. If pen or pencil will make an impression on it I will write on it. Read the rest of this entry »

Keeping Me Honest

Happy New Year!

I know it is a little late, but the year still feels fresh although January is almost halfway gone.

On New Year’s Day a friend asked me what were my resolutions for 2014. I sensed a bit of disappointment when I admitted that I didn’t have any, so I quickly clarified that I have plans for my life, they are just not restricted by the calendar. Read the rest of this entry »

I’m so vain

A friend of mine picked up the proof of my soon-to-be released children’s book, Trapped in Dunston’s Cave, Book 3 of the Caribbean Adventure Series. She read the back and spotted the line that read “Published by CaribbeanReads Publishing”. Read the rest of this entry »

Great Responsibility

In my first post at Novel Spaces, as a guest blogger, I wrote about the responsibility that I feel as a writer of children’s books to produce books that positively impact my young readers. Read more

Time Travel

I have always been fascinated by the idea of time travel. It is a tricky topic, expertly handled by some authors like Isaac Asimov and Carl Sagan, not so well handled by others.  Read more

Quirks and Inspiration

I know, it is a very strange photo, but it has been my inspiration on several occasions. Read more

My WIP has multiple personality disorder

I recently attempted to read a novel that presented a story from several different points of view. Read more

My 24-7 Job

I avoid funerals like the plague. When I was younger, I promised that I would never attend one, not even my own. Anyone who dared to open the casket at my funeral would be in for a shock, as I would not be there. Read more

Method of my Madness

Let me share a little secret with you. I am very old fashioned when it comes to writing.

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