Here are some typical drinks that you’ll find in Puerto Rico to keep you cool and refreshed! Piña Colada Did you know that piña colada
An essay version of this post appears on The Caribbean Writer, Volume 34: Dignity, Power, and Place in the Caribbean Space. This week saw a
Living in Germany for the past four years has taught me a lot about what it’s like to be Puerto Rican. Even though I haven’t
Below is a short story based on themes explored in my debut, ONE TOUGH COOKIE. It is included as a chapter in the novel, but here, it’s from the perspective of Marisa, one
Below is a short story I entered to the 2018 Literary Taxidermy Short Story Competition. The challenge was to use the first and last lines from another story and make them your own.
When I started writing, I was a pantser before knowing that word existed. I wrote what came to mind. But later I learned about structure
I’ve written before about how I wrote my first novel and how I wrote my debut, ONE TOUGH COOKIE, which includes some writing advice, but
After two books and six years, I finally got a book deal! My debut novel, ONE TOUGH COOKIE, comes out on July 18. Here’s how
I’ve read so many of these posts and now I finally get to write one! Here’s the story of how I got my agent, plus
Note: This essay originally appeared on the Writer Fairys website on September 24, 2019. Since that website has ceased to exist, I’m posting it here
In my previous post, I discussed how I went from daydreamer to writer. In the beginning, writing was a hobby, but since I’m a perfectionist,
The inspiration for this post came from the series finale of Crazy Ex-Girlfriend and the revelation that Rebecca Bunch was, like me, a daydreamer all
This post was inspired by my recent read: She’s Faking It by Kristin Rockaway. This is a story about Bree, a woman who starts using
Easter in Germany is full of traditions. Did you know that the legend of the Easter Bunny originated here? Read on to learn more about
Germany, like many countries, has holidays, but it has its own laws and traditions that make them unique. For starters, the German government doesn’t decide
Just like other countries in the world, Germany celebrates Carnival (Karneval): that time of partying right before the beginning of Lent. Read on to find
This is part of my ongoing series on surviving in Germany based on my own experiences. Having kids in Germany is just like having kids
Earlier this month, I went on vacation to Juist, an island in the North Sea of Germany. It was a great way to relax, unwind,
Last month, my horoscope suggested I go away on a short trip near water. Since I’m one of those people who listens to their horoscope,
Last month my husband and I visited Venice for the first time. Ever since I was a child, I’d always wanted to go to Venice,
Featuring characters from ONE TOUGH COOKIE.
A woman who lives for her husband is confronted with how lost she is while he’s away on a business trip.