Hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving! I have some “calorie guilt”, but the holiday was still amazing! It is always wonderful being with family and friends.
Lets jump right into it. I have been asked how the concept of the book began. Well first, the title “Lost In A Maze”, gave birth a few years back when I wrote the song, “Lost In A Maze”. The song was written and performed by me. The song was doing so well and was charting in Jamaica. I took it a step further and created a music video that went viral in 6 months. Its views were over 1.8 million. As before mentioned I am a recording artist and songwriter. The song was written after the break up of with a FOOL I thougth was my future husband. HA! FUNNY! He was in an ongoing relationship with the mother of his child. Men can be so selfish and greedy. I was totally in love with this clown, too! Until one day I decided to reach out to the child’s mother and she then gave a entire police printout of his activity with her and their beautiful little girl. I was in love with the that little girl, also! I could not wait to spend time with her more than him. To be honest, when I look back, I was more excited about being a mother to her than a wife! But anyway, when I found out what a lying piece of yuh know wha him was. Instead of planning his death. I fell on my knees in tears, asked God why does this keep happening. Began cursing in patois at the situation and recognized how lost I felt. I realized that this person had no soul or conscience and punishing myself by weeping and moaning did nothing for my broken heart. So I let my anger turn to fuel and began to sing the lyrics. It’s funny. I always use the vocal recorder and just sing freestyle and listen back to what I was blindly singing and become amazed. Then I realize, this is why it keeps happening. Because, through my pain is always a purpose. My purpose, my calling, my gift.
Even though, I wrote the song. I still wanted a type of revenge. The song was good but I needed something more. Another platform to vent and get out my inner frustrations. Express my disappointment in men and just humanity period. To be totally honest, I needed a way to channel all the unpleasant thoughts of doing bodily harm to this man. So I decided to write a book about a young naive Caribbean/W. African girl who trusts the wrong man. But in this book she would be able to do all the things I could not. I mean, I guess I could only if I wanted to enjoy a long vacation at a concrete resort.lol Ummmm no thanks!
So People! The next time life deals yuh a bad hand turn things around in a positive way. It not about the fall it’s how yuh get up from it! Hope everyone is still enjoying the book and spreading the word about yuhr new author, SUCA!
“WELL WISHES TA YUHR CONTINUED SUCCESS! HAVE A HAPPY DAY!’