Writing can be used as a form of therapy. It helps us meditate our past and place us in perspective with the world around us.
Writing when one is more mature, settled, and less insecure is the perfect time to start a new adventure, David Perry, author of “Upon this Rock” says.
Reading one book a week, you can only fit 52 titles a year. With little time to waste, you can and should only read books that grab your attention.
These days the passion for writing seems to be getting a hold of everyone. It captures so many people, so deeply, that we often wonder why.
Books are a way for grandparents and grandchildren to bond. Here are four that I suggest for Latino families.
Cinco Puntos Press has just released Phillippe Diederich´s debut novel, “Sofrito” about a Cuban exile compelled to return to Cuba in search of a recipe.
Author Graciela Tiscareño-Sato explains how to use the immersion technique to inspire children when all you have are a few minutes at a time.
Sonic Youth’s Kim Gordon’s memoir, “Girl in a Band” (Feb. 24, Dey St./HarperCollins) surprised me. I couldn’t put the sucka down.
Sandra Cisneros and her House on Mango Street gave me permission to write about my own experience as an exile and eventually publish my first novel.