(An excerpt from FIRE'S CARESS. Coming November 28th, 2020) Even though he knew what he’d see, it was still an unpleasant surprise. Because there was always the whisper of hope that maybe, just maybe – the black patterning would be gone. As quickly and as unexpectedly as it had come. That the whole thing was… Continue reading Meet Marc Gold – the Cursed
That’s when the world changed. Irrevocably. The banded sleeve that marched up his arm and spread over his shoulder. The fire tattoo with my name imprinted at its heart. All of Daniel’s tattoos began to burn, to light up with eerie blue glow. “Daniel?” The urgency of my voice had him raising his head to look at… Continue reading "When Water Burns": Telesa Vasa Loloa
Let's live dangerously...So this morning my cousin in New York, Facebooks me - "Congratulations on your prize! Awesome!" I message her back. (Somewhat shamefacedly.) "Umm, I didnt… Continue reading A Rare Good Day to be a Writer
Meet the Telesa. Blessed with earth's gifts of air, fire, water - they are her self-appointed protectors. Guardians of land, ocean and all earth's creatures. And they get very angry when man is his usual environmentally-UNfriendly self... An Excerpt from 'Telesa - The Covenant Keeper.'The village cowered in the storm. The wood frames of the… Continue reading Meet the ‘Telesa’. Women of fury – don’t get them angry.
Meet Dr Jason Williams. A California native - he's a volcanologist who's in Samoa with a science team studying our supposedly dead and dormant volcanoes.So it's no surprise then that he would be particularly interested in a girl who can speak to them, summon them and control them. But Jason is no boring, dusty old… Continue reading Can it get any hotter in here? Meet Jason
Picture of SAMCO gates courtesy of Samoa Live.On Leila's first day at Samoa College she's given the grand tour by a boy called Simon...Or as he corrects her - Simone.I quickly realized that my tourguide was what my uncle termed a ‘fa’afafine’. On our shopping trip to town for my school uniforms in the weekend,… Continue reading Meet Simone – the SAMCO Best Friend