|by Linda Rodriguez|
I’m battling pneumonia right now. I’m getting better, but with steroids,
antibiotics, and the pneumonia itself, I’m just knocked pretty flat.
for the International Latino Book Awards. My second novel in the Skeet Bannion
series, Every Broken Trust, published
in early May to lovely reviews and was the selection for September of the Las
Comadres National Latino Book Club. I spent the summer and fall either touring
or writing the third book in the series, Every
Hidden Fear, which will launch May 6, 2014.
Hangover Sex” and “Hot Sex Tips,” and I wrote about that in “Interview Anxiety”
here on The Stiletto Gang. https://www.thestilettogang.com/2013/06/interview-anxiety.html
named the Inaugural Poet, writing and reading a wonderful poem at the
Inauguration, which some of the poetry and political establishments slammed,
and I wrote about that here in “Of
Tempests in Teapots, Po-Biz, and a Welcome Return to Sanity.” https://www.thestilettogang.com/2013/01/of-tempests-in-teapots-po-biz-and.html
own blog, I wrote a tribute to a dear departed friend and all those comadres
who’ve made my life so meaningful. http://lindarodriguezwrites.blogspot.com/2013/02/comadres-forever.html
blog, I put on my poet’s hat, which I’ve worn much longer than my novelist’s
hat, and posted a two-part guide for those who want to learn to write or
understand poetry, but can’t afford to go off to some expensive workshop.
about the writer’s dreaded enemy that keeps us cleaning fridges and Facebooking
instead of writing in “Resistance.” http://lindarodriguezwrites.blogspot.com/2013/06/resistance.html
into autumn, we had big changes here on The Stiletto Gang. Several of our
established members said goodbye for various reasons of life cycle and
schedule, and we added a whole new cohort of blog sisters—Sparkle Abbey, Sally
Berneathy, Marjorie Brody, Lynn Cahoon, Debra Goldstein, and Kay Kendall. They’ve
brought a new fizz and energy to our daily cocktail of musings and stories that
we offer to our readers, and it’s been exciting to be a part of our new
expanded group blog.
can’t wait to welcome this new year in—once I get well.