[Podcast] Tim Tim? Bwa Fik! – Rilzy Adams (2/2)

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 second segment, we talked about how important it is to write Caribbean characters practicing safe sex. Rilzy also explains why she chose to self-publish and has no plan to change her process to get her stories out there for now.

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With Rilzy Adams [2/2] Tim Tim? Bwa Fik!

Tim Tim? Bwa Fik! Welcome to episode 5. Part 2. Rilzy Adams is from Antigua and Barbuda. She’s the author of the “Love on the Rock” series. In this second segment, we talked about how important it is to write Caribbean characters practicing safe sex. Rilzy also explains why she chose to self-publish and has no plan to change her process to get her stories out there for now. Stay tuned for more. #2TimBF *** timtimbwafik.com timtimbwafik@gmail.com IG: @timtimbwafik *** Music: Yenki Vou – Meemee Nelzy  (A/C: M.Nelzy/M. Nelzy)
  1. With Rilzy Adams [2/2]
  2. With Rilzy Adams [1/2]
  3. With Joanne C. Hillhouse [2/2]
  4. With Joanne C. Hillhouse [1/2]
  5. With Callie Browning (2/2)

0:00 – 1:06: intro +  opening credits

1:07 – 1:53: first goodbye and introduction to this final discussion.

1:54 – 5:03: how Rilzy decided to write the “Love on the Rock” series.

5:04 – 7:45: how she describes the “Love on the Rock” series in three words

7:46 – 9:55: The first Caribbean romcom film “The Sweetest Mango” + her “Love on the Rock” series vs. the lack of love representation in Guadeloupean films

9:56 – 11:02: how she’s intentional about writing happy Caribbean characters

11:03 – 12:15: how she’s matter-of-fact about the physical descriptions

12:16 – 17:25: how she writes sex scenes and the importance of writing safe sex scenes

17:26 – 21:33: how she’s intentional about representing Afrocaribbean men as loving and affectionate persons

21:34 – 24:50: her definition of being authentically Caribbean

24:51 – 25:34: why she decided to self-publish

25:35 – 27:25: her writing routine + her editing process

27:26 – 32:00: why she won’t go down the traditional publishing path + how people look down on self-publishing

32:01- 34:50: e-books vs. physical books vs. audiobooks

34:51 – 38:49: how Caribbean readers look down on romance + why I want Caribbean readers to see themselves happy in our stories

38:50 – 42:42: her writing advice to her younger self

42:43 – 44:24: outro


Music: Yenki Vou – Meemee Nelzy (A/C: M.Nelzy/M. Nelzy)

4 Comments Add yours

  1. jhohadli says:

    The player link is taking me to part 1 not part 2. I don’t see a part 2/2 player on the page.

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    1. Moi says:

      You’re absolutely right! I thought I had scheduled the episode on Anchor… Thanks for letting me know! It will be up in a few minutes!

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