Not only do I drink tea, take photos, and read… I also write! Here are some of my stories/articles that have been, or will be, published:
Stories for Children/Teens
Mrs Valencia and the Paella
Storytime magazine (January 2022)
While Mom’s away, Claudia has to stay with her neighbour, Mrs Valencia, who eats strange foods. But when Claudia is brave enough to taste the paella, she knows just the surprise she wants to give her mother when she comes home!
Keys for Kids magazine (January 2022)
Charles wants to help those in need, but he doesn’t need the help of his little sister Lucy.
Tia Raquel’s Hair
Spider magazine (January 2022)
Art by: Annalise Barber
Bianca loved Saturdays, the day Tia Raquel came to visit … They’d go shopping, or play domino, or concoct their special spicy empanadas.
Hark, Hear the Bells!
Clubhouse magazine (December 2021)
Photos by: Maria Antonia
Ring-a-ling! Join a brother and sister as they and their family ring the bells in time for Christmas. (Non-fiction)
Sitting Next to Allie
Keys for Kids magazine (February 2021)
Away in a Manger
Clubhouse Jr. magazine (December 2020)
Art by: Lauren Gallegos
Annie is afraid to go up on the stage without her stuffed bunny, but as Zoey says, Tiny Angels do not carry around stuffed bunnies! Can Annie manage without Bunny?
The Angel in Dresden
Guide magazine (August 2020)
Art by: Chris Danger
The true story of two cousins, separated from their Red Cross unit, living at the Dresden train station at the tail end of World War II.
PB Party 2020
Easter Bunny 911
Honorable Mention in the Spring Fling Kidlit Contest 2020 (in the category (for Loveable Characters!)
Last Christmas Cookie
Honorable Mention in Susanna Hill’s Annual Holiday Writing Competition
December 2019 (for great portrayal of sibling interaction and a nicely executed twist ending!)