Monthly Archives: August 2013

A Christmas party

An excerpt from my novel Habanera, a Portrait of a Cuban Family It was a party doomed from the start, when the cracks that would finally erode the family began to appear. But at that time no one knew it. … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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, … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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