Jamaican Author Crystal Evans tackles social issues with her book.
If you haven’t heard of indie author Crystal Evans, then you haven’t read a scintillating Jamaican novel, with plots and characters reminiscent of our time.
Crystal Evans has taken the book world by storm, the author of twenty two novels, entrepreneur and Caribbean publisher believes her books gives voice to the voiceless. The author of twenty two published titles say:
“I was introduced to watching interviews by bestselling authors by a rookie novelist like myself and after I watched their (celebrity authors) bio-stories, I conceded that their lives very much mirrored mine.
Novelist- A person who creates a fictional world, the voiceless in a world filled with loud, obnoxious and cruel people found comfort and power in prose and words”
Crystal Evans speaks a lot about her writing and how much it is like music as she often refers to dancehall and reggae music as poetry. “The music is much like my writing, it’s poetry, it has the same elements and themes of struggle and triumph”.
What makes her books compelling is that her stories are contemporary and played out in the Jamaican setting with the sound of the familiar Jamaican tongue. Her novels have catchy titles such as : Every Man Deserves a Good Jacket, The Bunna Man, Tall Dark and Bad Series, Mama Brown’s Family, Yakima.
Miss Evans is also a soloprenuer, , she develops software and distributes resell rights, she is a caribbean (caricom) registered publisher, web developer and business consultant. Miss Evans is currently working with key industry players to realize one of her aspirations of turning her books into movies.
Miss Evans says: “ We are blessed to be living in a time where we have greater access to resources and opportunities for advancement!”. “I cannot adequately speak on how the landscape of opportunities for innovators has changed for the better with the optimization of technology”.