I Left Goodreads because I don’t See a Benefit Anymore

Yesterday I deleted my Goodreads account. I had an author’s profile. It proved not as useful as was promised. I first joined several years ago. Early as a regular member. Then I graduate to an author’s account after I published my first novel. Now that has all been deleted. Cache cleared. No longer am I […]

Poetry, Stars, and Violence: An Essay on Mexican Folklore

  In Ireland it’s known as The Troubles, in Colombia it’s known as La Violencia, and in Costa Chica, México, there is not definitive name for it but it is definitely historical, as well as, contemporaneous. With Ireland and México, the past gives the present meaning and the present returns the favor. The kinds of […]

Birds without a Nest: A Critical Review

Clorino Matto de Turner’s Birds without a Nest, written in 1889, was an attempt on her part to make a political statement with her novel. The political statement was concerning the mistreatment of the indigenous people in Peru and how it affected Peru’s progress. Her novel examines the plight of the Andean Native Americans and […]