I was recently bloghopped by an amazing author: JD Estrada. I met JD at the recent Puerto Rico Comic Con 2015 and got myself a signed copy of one amazing ride (Only Human) that I have yet to finish, but promise to tell (without spoilers) when I’m done. For now, I’ll leave you with one … Continue reading Why I Write – Blog Hopped Edition
I've been reading a lot about writing and publishing these days. I notice there are a lot of writers out there drowning in self-doubt and frustration and the common element I notice with these authors is what is generally known as the "publishing world". Yes, we have all tried to understand and hopefully weasel our … Continue reading Kids Need a Voice in Publishing
The Adventures of Pixie Piper: A Fairy's Breath by Maricel Jiménez Peña My rating: 5 of 5 stars I wanted to write something fun to read; an adventure! I am still a child at heart and I love fairies. I think they are beautiful, mysterious, and interesting. I researched and read until I found something … Continue reading Why I wrote Pixie Piper
Pixie Piper just got her wings and she wants to fly everywhere! Help Pixie fly high and get as far as possible by completing the Pixie Piper Challenge. What do you have to do? Simple, go to a bookstore; any bookstore, or library and ask for The Adventures of Pixie Piper: A Fairy’s Breath and … Continue reading The Pixie Piper Challenge
Ok, so I recently published my very first book. People generally wonder how long it took to write it. Frankly, writing the first draft did not take that long (maybe 4 - 6 months). What took forever was the editing! To be honest, I'm almost ashamed to admit that I wrote the first draft of … Continue reading Writing Pixie Piper
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 … Continue reading The Twitter Machine
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.