Caribbean Winner - 2011 Commonwealth Short Story Award

                                                        How to write a short story -  Caribbean Winner 2011 Commonwealth Short Story Award

 

For those of you who are still struggling with how to write a short story with a Caribbean perspective, here is an example of how it can be done. Barbadian writer Kathyann Husbands wrote a short story entitled, "Love, Honour and Obeah". It won the Caribbean entry category in the Commonwealth Short Story Award 2011. 

 

The short story is 599 words; within the range of words that is normally written for the CXC CSEC English A short story question.  Kathyann has graciously agreed for her award winning story to be posted here for CXC CSEC English A students to view.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Kathyann Husbands - Barbadian writer and Information Professional

                                                                                                                                   

 

                                                                                               

 

 

Bio

Kathyann is a  Senior Information Officer with the Barbados Government Information Service and has won several other awards for her writing. She  writes short stories and fiction on her blog - Cheese-on-bread!

                                                                                                                  

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