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.
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.
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.