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!
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
The Pixie Piper book series has been out now for almost 3 years and it's gathered some really nice reviews. I decided to start the year sharing some of these since I haven't blogged in ages and I need to get my blogging rhythm back on track. Book 1: A Fairy's Breath has a … Continue reading Pixie Piper Reviews
As you know writers often change what they write several times. This is a deleted chapter/scene from The Adventures of Pixie Piper: A Fairy's Breath (Vol. 1). Eventually this scene was replaced by a similar scene with a different villain and resolution, but I do like this giant spider character.
I love doing live readings for kids. There's a really cool feeling when you read a part in your book and you hear a collective gasp from the kids in front of you. It makes you feel like you did something right. What follows a reading is usually a Q & A. I love this part because … Continue reading 10 Best Questions Kids Ask During a Reading