About

Hello!

I’m Lisa.  Welcome to my website, Living, Loving & Writing (LLW) where stories are shared!

Background

I live in Dominica, the Nature Island of the Caribbean, and most of my writing is drawn from my own experiences growing up there in the 1980’s and 1990’s.  I developed a love for reading and writing largely due to my mother’s insistence that I read every day.  It is only in recent years, and after sharing my work that I realized my knack for writing could be a gift.  I dabble in poetry, but my passion lies in fiction.

A little about me

I am a graduate of the University of Leicester and I currently work full time as a Marketing Executive.  A nature lover and moderate hiker, I also embrace the challenges of motherhood.  I am an Executive Member of the Dominica Reading Association, an organisation that aims to promote literacy from an early age.

My Writing

I have written several short stories and my first novel is close to completion. Twice, I won first place in the Nature Island Literary Festival Writing Competition and my short story ‘The Mango Tree’ was shortlisted for the Small Axe Literary Competition.  I have shared my work in public spaces like the radio, literary events and social media.  It is exciting to share my work on my own website!

I invite you to stop by from time to time and leave a comment or two and share.

Thanks for visiting. See you soon!

Cheers,

Lisa

LLW

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