I have some good news! I've been quiet through these channels lately, but obviously not today. Today this post will be full of surprises: The Adventures of Pixie Piper 1 is out in Spanish! Just look at that beautiful cover by the amazing Laura L. Diehl! You can get your copy of Las aventuras de … Continue reading Surprise, surprise, and surprise!
Yesterday I finished the first draft of The Adventures of Pixie Piper 3: Dark Wish. I'm feeling pretty good! The writing flowed well with this one. I'd done an outline and followed it. Nothing too detailed, but with the most important events already included. I must admit, it helped a lot. Of course, I did … Continue reading Pixie Piper 3 is on its way!
So recently I posted stuff I wrote during the storm. This post I wrote AFTER. The stories are true and despite the stress in my writing, everything turned out fine. October 12, 2017: Don't get sick. Whatever you do, don't let yourself get sick. It's not a good time to get sick now. Hospitals have … Continue reading Things I Wrote After the Storm – Hurricane Maria – Puerto Rico
When Frances McDormand said "inclusion riders" during her acceptance speech at the #Oscars2018, I could've sworn she said "writers". "Inclusion writers" made so much sense to me I even tweeted it. You see, I'm a writer. And writers are the people who include the characters in their stories. Whether it be a book, short story, … Continue reading Inclusion Writers – My bad, but not really
When you think of a Puerto Rican author, you probably think they write in Spanish. Sure, there are plenty of boricua authors established in the US who publish in English, but those publishing their work in Puerto Rico tend to write in Spanish. That said, there are exceptions. And they are good ones. Currently, we … Continue reading 7 Puerto Rican Authors Writing in English
The Trove of the Water Dragon by Maricel Jiménez Peña My rating: 5 of 5 stars I had been holding off on writing a review for this book because, for a while I felt that it wasn't as good as book 1. I now realize (after a good re-read) that it's actually pretty awesome. It's … Continue reading Pixie Piper 2: My Review