The Allure of the Psychopath

I saw someone ask why people were intrigued by psychopaths and serial killers and how people would want to know anything about those creepy terrible people. I get it. It is hard to understand what would be so interesting about some guy that killed a bunch of people and even ate some of them. It…

The art of being a complete f*ck up

I was the under-achieving first born among three other children and I had to grow up constantly being told by each teacher to be more like my brother or my sister. It takes a toll. I learned to embrace never being good enough. I wore it like an amour. I learned to take the “lazy…

The sun is also a star

What a fantastic, sweet, interesting and fast paced book. I love how the point of views switch and mesh into each other. It is a continuous story but it still allows the reader to see the differences in thoughts between the two main characters. The infusion of other minor characters along the way is also…

Okay Google

I have a confession to make. Every night I wake up to the sound of my keyboard tapping away. The story I have been trying to tell is writing itself, and I have no way of stopping it. I write the drafts, it edits and rewrites. I wrote this story, a dedication to my mother….

In Search of Africa

I am a lover of psychological thrillers. I get off on trying to guess who the murderer is, or following the murderer through their psychosis. Sometimes I get it; I know why that character wants to kill that other character. I get to live my darkest thoughts through these authors of what is arguably the…

Fairy Tale For Your Money

There was a theory among the notes in Kenya, no note knew how it had started, no note knew if it was true, and no note had ever confirmed it for sure…

My grandfather

He wore this hat because he didn’t want his white hair ruining the photo…