Things That Inspire

My son lost a tooth yesterday. It had been wiggling for a while and yesterday it finally came loose. The new tooth was already coming out behind it. Now I don't know if you're aware of this, but the Puerto Rican tooth fairy is actually a mouse. "El Ratón" to be precise.  The little "rajiero" comes at night and takes…


The Twitter Machine

I recently became active on twitter. Sure I’ve had a twitter account for a few years now, but frankly I never minded it. It basically linked to the blog and that’s all you ever got from it. Recently however, since I just published Pixie Piper, I’ve reactivated my twittering. I was not expecting the machine to start turning so quickly.…



Ok. So I recently self-published my very first kid's book via amazon: The Adventures of Pixie Piper: A Fairy's Breath and now all of a sudden I have all these marketing tools at my disposal: Author pages, marketing services, endless twitter options, etc. I'm suddenly overwhelmed. I can connect my twitter to the author page, connect the blog, a Facebook page...…


My very first book!

Finally, after countless edits, rewrites, typos, format nightmares, self-doubt, and 4 proofs, my book is finally ready! Fantasy Adventure for kids 8 - 12. I hope you guys like it!   Get it here: The Adventures of Pixie Piper: A Fairy's Breath It will also be available in Amazon in about a week.  


Open Letter to Apple Regarding WordPress

Dear Apple: Over a year ago I upgraded to Mavericks/Safari 7.x (frankly I don't remember the exact number. The countless error reports should include it. It was the mavericks/safari bundle) and after that day my safari/wordpress relationship came to a halt. What ran smoothly  became a nightmare. Everything worked except the media uploader and any post created after the 7.x…


La Gran Muralla de la Ciudad Corazón

©2013 Maricel Jiménez Peña. Derechos reservados.                Llevaba tres días caminando por una carretera angosta y sin pavimentar. No había letreros, pero una señora en el último pueblo le había señalado el camino con detalle.             “Si la vereda de repente se bifurca,” la señora le había dicho, “mantente hacia la izquierda. Es la…


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