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bob-mustin's picture
Aug.24.2013
The Son, by Philipp Meyer   Meyer has written a great, sprawling tale of Texas in The Son, and its passage from the land of Comanches and feral cattle to the Lone Star State’s version of modernity. To depict this passage, the author gives us the McCullough family,...
mayra-calvani's picture
Jun.20.2013
It’s a pleasure to have as my guest Juana Bordas today. Bordas is president of Mestiza Leadership International, a company that focuses on diversity, leadership and organizational change, as well as founding President of the National Hispana Leadership Institute. After being a faculty member for...
l-m-quinn's picture
Feb.15.2013
I’ve been tagged in the “Next Big Thing” blog post by fellow author Sarah Cortez. Sarah is the author of many books (website: http://poetacortez.com), the most recent being Walking Home, Growing Up Hispanic in Houston. My association with Sarah started with submitting short stories to two of her...
mayra-calvani's picture
Aug.15.2012
Hi all, It’s been a while since my last post… I’d like to announce the release of my parody/satire novel, SUNSTRUCK, just published by Twilight Times Books! I really like the cover. Just looking at it makes me want to run to the beach–almost impossible in the middle of Brussels. It is a light, fun...
henry-mosquera's picture
Feb.27.2012
I write for adults. I always have. Don’t get me wrong, I like children’s books. I got a kick out of Treasure Island, enjoyed The Hobbit (yes, it’s a children’s book; get over it), attended my seven years at Hogwarts, and love Carlos Ruiz-Zafón’s early novels. I’d even like to take a stab at the...
raul-ramos-y-sanchez's picture
Feb.26.2012
More than one million people of Mexican origin were unlawfully removed to Mexico during the 1930s across the United States. Approximately 60% were U.S. citizens. Many of those who demonize the undocumented and support harsh nativist legislation instead of immigration reform cloak their arguments...
henry-mosquera's picture
Feb.20.2012
I found this article by Tanya Hall quite interesting and decided it was worth sharing. You can find the original article at: http://ezinearticles.com/?The-Truth-Behind-Bestseller-Books-and-The-Syst... To learn more about its author, please visit: http://ezinearticles.com/?expert=Tanya_Hall I...
henry-mosquera's picture
Feb.13.2012
    BookRooster.com is an interesting service. You send them a MOBI (format for Kindle) file and they put a call on a community of over 3,000 readers to find ten reviewers to post a critique on amazon.com for $67 per book. Like many of these services, you get  an unbiased review...
henry-mosquera's picture
Jan.30.2012
As I navigate the world of publishing (self-publishing in my case), I keep learning more about it. However, the more I understand it, the less it makes sense to me. Let me explain myself. Say an established house published your book. You are a freshman author and lets say–for argument’s sake–...
suellen-ocean's picture
Sep.19.2011
There is a Crypto-Jewish movement underway, particularly in the southwestern United States. The Internet is full of websites and interesting stories regarding modern day descendants of history’s hidden Jews. Judaism requires conversion and present day Rabbis are strict about it. Some of today’s...