Tim Tim? Bwa Fik! Welcome to episode 5. Rilzy Adams is from Antigua and Barbuda. She’s the author of the “Love on the Rock” series. In this first segment, we talk about how she started writing romance with Caribbean characters and the difference between her experience as an English-speaking Caribbean author and my French Caribbean experience.
Black romance, romance noire, regards croisés sur la littérature sentimentale – Tim Tim? Bwa Fik!
0:00 – 1:06: intro + opening credits
1:07 – 2:15: introduction of Rilzy Adams
2:16 – 3:41: how her lack of drawing skills led her to write stories
3:42 – 5:09: how she grew up reading romance books written by Joanne C. Hillhouse and authors from overseas.
5:10 – 5:41: how she started writing romance
5:42 – 6:50: how hard it is to market Caribbean romance as a French Caribbean author
6:51 – 8:09: why she’s okay with calling herself a writer of romance.
8:10 – 10:30: she explains how she started writing couples with a Caribbean character paired up with an African-American character in her first series before getting to the “Love On The Rock” series.
10:31 – 11:56: the difference she makes between Black romance and Caribbean romance.
11:57 – 13:17: outro
Music: Yenki Vou – Meemee Nelzy (A/C: M.Nelzy/M. Nelzy)
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