Not many people go to the tiny island of Barbuda. The out of the way leeward island in the British West Indies is accessible to those who make the effort: The 11-mile long powder soft beach is specked with crushed pink coral.
When you're planning a wedding, there are tons of little decisions: the flowers, the cake, the first dance... and then there's one big decision. Where will you spend the first few days -- or weeks -- together as husband and wife?
As my fiancé and I have been planning our wedding, I've been writing a novel about a crumbling marriage. I probably wouldn't have planned it this way, and yet I find I'm thankful for the odd perspective.