A mother’s support

My family has very strong women. My mother never laughed at my dream of Africa, even though everyone else did because we didn’t have any money, because Africa was the ‘dark continent’, and because I was a girl.

Jane Goodall

My family has very strong women too. I’ve talked in a previous post about my mother being a feminist; being unstoppable. Growing up I witnessed her doing everything and anything she was capable of, including plumbing, electrical wiring for the house, changing a car tire, fixing the washing machine, building a closet and fixing the car’s engine whilst on the road. My father wasn’t much of a handy-man, so my mom was the default fixer upper.

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My first ebook and the process of writing

Well, I have just published my first ever ebook for Amazon Kindle.

About a month ago I enrolled in a tele-seminar comprising two weeks of lectures on the process of writing, publishing and marketing an ebook, and I truly enjoyed it!

What lots of people don’t know about me is that, in Mexico, in Spanish – my first language – I actually am a published writer. I published several short stories in a couple of book compilations, and I also had poetry published in newspapers and art magazines. I even got to be the opening segment of a biography writing competition compilation.

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