Mary riffs on dissing romance, chick lit and women’s fiction… More Steaming up the nook
This coming Saturday, Oct 10th from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the Latino Family & Book Festival at CSU Los Angeles, I’ll be moderating “Chicas, Chicanas & Latinas: A Panel of Contemporary Female Authors” with Julia Amante, Margo Candela, Irete Lazo and Josefina Lopez. Many of you lovely readers hail from far and wide but… More So What Do You Want to Know?
Last night, the East L.A. Public Library hosted a chica lit panel moderated by Margo Candela. I had the honor of sitting up with the likes of Reyna Grande, Sylvia Mendoza and Lara Rios. The place was packed and even though many students received class credit for attending, I could see their excitement and energy.… More Last Night at the East Los Angeles Library
Today I had a great day with the Little Dude. He threw one tantrum. (Only one!) We played under a gorgeous blue sky with a kicky wind blowing off the ocean. We picnicked and checked our tomato plant because it has a “baby” tomato and the Little Dude is convinced that it will be ready… More Leavin’ On A Jet Plane
Six years ago today, I came to work and did nothing but sit at my desk, trying to get on the Internet to find out what happened in New York and Washington D.C. A week later I was laid off from my job. My husband walked out of our house, watching me as I pulled… More Why The World Needs Chica Lit
Every year more and more Latinas are being published in romance and we’d like to get the word out to our Dallas fans! If you’re planning to attend RWA National in Dallas, or you happen to work in downtown Dallas and want to hang after hours, Lynda Sandoval and I will be signing Names I… More Chicas In The House