How to put together a short story collection…in order to sell it

Originally published in Latina Book Club You may have published a dozen or more short stories in magazine, e-zines, anthologies and literary blogs, and you are quite proud of them. “They are so good,” you tell yourself. “Heck, they are gems!” But what to do with them? Not many publishers are interested in short story…

Local food takes center stage with Pecha Kucha Night Taos

Originally published in Tempo The tenth Pecha Kucha Night Taos event will take place at the Taos Mesa Brewing on Sunday, August 11th at 5:00 PM. “Volume 10, The Food Edition, is the biggest event we’ve ever done,” said Matthew Thomas, co-organizer of Pecha Kucha Night Taos. “We will have 18 presentations and a dinner buffet…

Rockland

Originally published in Another Realm   Linda Mendez’s mission was to get rid of an infestation of killer rocks, as the Board had called it. She felt excited about her first real job after college, but still found it strange to consider rocks (or anything coming from the earth) as an enemy. During her childhood,…