To Much-Maligned 2020:

Well, you certainly made and left your mark, didn’t you? You were a year that threw us off balance and pushed our limits. You caused us to question, to reassess, to pivot, and propelled us to make difficult decisions. You tested our patience, humanity, empathy, resolve, and relationships, and true to your contradictory nature you […]

The Write Away! Y.A. Literature Project

Bocas Lit Fest Donates 325 Books to Schools (Trinidad and Tobago Newsday, 30 October, 2020) I’m so pleased that The Protectors’ Pledge is among the books being used in T&T secondary schools as part of Bocas Lit Fest and Scotiabank Trinidad and Tobago’s The Write Away! young adult literature project (Virtual creative writing workshops accessible […]

2019: The Year of…

2019 will be a year of courage. For some it will take the form of stepping into the unknown and pursuing an opportunity or dream, while for others it will be to finally say no to a situation that has gone on for too long. May our eyes and minds be open to recognize our […]


Here’s to remembering that there’s at least one person or thing for whom/which we can be thankful –today and every day– and that our smiles, words of kindness and wisdom, as well as our actions can be someone else’s blessing. Peace and love,¬† Danielle

For Your Listening Pleasure ;-)

I loved, loved, LOVED doing this voiceover project and am so excited that Secrets of Oscuros: The Protectors’ Pledge is now available as an audio book. Visit Amazon or Audible and have a listen to the sample! ūüôā  

As we start the New Year…

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   

They’re off!

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!

Cover Reveal

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 […]