I wish us courage to pursue our dreams; the patience and persistence to realize them; an inextinguishable peace of mind and spirit; and lives of authentic joy. Happy New Year, everyone! May 2018 be all of this and more for you and your loved ones, my friends. Peace and love, Danielle
25 autographed copies of The Protectors’ Pledge are on their way to winners of the recently concluded Goodreads book giveaway. Thanks again to all those who participated!
Thank you to the 1000+ persons who participated in the recently concluded Goodreads giveaway of The Protectors’ Pledge, and big CONGRATS to the 25 winners!
Goodreads Book Giveaway The Protectors’ Pledge by Danielle Y.C. McClean Giveaway ends June 28, 2017. See the giveaway details at Goodreads. Enter Giveaway
Hello, friends! I have been bursting to share the brand new cover of The Protectors’ Pledge — 3rd place winner of the 2016 Burt Award for Caribbean Literature and due for publication by CaribbeanReads Publishing at the end of May 2017. Many thanks to Ryan James and Cherise Harris for the front cover illustration and back cover elements, respectively. Read the official announcement from CaribbeanReads here and […]
Are we at the stage where we need to watch a person’s story unfold on screen—a big screen enhanced by surround sound, with each moment of drama, angst, hope, fear, and disillusionment perfectly matched with accompanying music and sound effects—before we can see that individual’s humanity and recognise it as equal to our own and […]
In my last blog post, Finding the Words, I tried to capture and communicate the wonderful experience that was the 2016 Bocas Lit Fest and the honour of being one of this year’s Burt Award winners. It is startling to think that five months have already gone by since I shared those words, but much has happened behind the scenes during that time. For those […]
This post is going to be a challenge. My heart and mind are full of persons, events, and experiences that inspire words such as gratitude, joy, awe, nostalgia, excitement, and community–merely a few of the terms that spring to mind when I recall the recent week that I spent in Trinidad and Tobago for the […]
Hope. Joy. New beginnings. Life. Let’s remember to celebrate the small as well as big miracles with which we are blessed. Easter blessings to you and yours! Peace and love, Danielle
Thank you to all the women whose sacrifices and struggles have paved the way; to those whose love nurtures, provides strength, and sustains; and to those who, in their own unique fashion, make this life that much better.