Lindsay de Feliz on her writing life in the Dominican Republic

“I was shot at 10.30 at night, and I remembered the first 15 minutes but then had no recollection of anything for around 6 hours, although I am told I was never unconscious, until I had had chest drains inserted in the Emergency Room of a hospital in the capital. I really wanted to know what happened during that time, so I asked all of those who were with me at the time and wrote it all down. That became Chapter 5 of my first book and just sat there for the next 4 years until I started writing seriously in 2010.”

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Author: Lindsay de Feliz

Lindsay de Feliz was born, raised and educated in the UK, graduating in Modern Languages from Wolverhampton University, and holds a Masters Degree in Business Administration from Bradford University. She worked for over 20 years as Marketing Director for various financial service companies, as a Marketing lecturer and a freelance consultant. She then decided to follow her dreams and travel the world as a scuba diving instructor, ending up in the Dominican Republic. She fell in love with the country and its people and eventually met and married a Dominican, becoming step-mother to his three young sons. She has been living there for the past 11 years, working as a writer, translator and marketing consultant. Lindsay currently lives in the middle of nowhere in the Dominican Republic with her husband, four dogs and seven cats.

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