Having a Merry Cat Christmas

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Legend says Mimusa went to Bethlehem to adore baby Jesus.

 

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Upon arrival, her gaze fixation could not be helped, especially on those cute animals that roamed the nation…

 

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She then proceeded to attack the sheep.

 

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And after terrorizing the shepherds she just fell asleep, then Greta showed up to finish the job!

 

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Well, not quite…

~~~The End~~~

 

COMING SOON: The Christmas Tree Post

 

Philomena Sparks

Well, yes finally! My new book is out there, and I am very happy about it. Thanks to Kickstarter, my dream of having this book illustrated came true and as you can see, Adriana Rosario, my illustrator, is extremely happy with the results.

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It was only a few days ago that I could hand her own copy, and she loved it!

Now, you may wonder, what is this book all about? Well, it’s the story of Mr. Charles Dewhurst and his father, and the way he developed a machine destined to help out in their business. It is set in Victorian London and it has some Steampunk elements in it. The story is told through Mr. Higgings in the present day, when a peculiar object shows up at the British Museum, where he works as Curator of Artefacts. That’s all I will say about it because I don’t want to ruin it for those who might like to read it. The novel has a total of 9 chapters, and there are two illustrations per chapter. Adriana did an excellent job, and we will both be woking in the future again. That’s for sure. If you want to check out the book, here is the link:

Philomena Sparks and The Curse of The Big Ben

And here is the Kickstarter page where you can see some of the drawings that Adriana made for the book:

Kickstarter Project for Philomena Sparks

Click on the ‘Updates’ tab and go back to the very first ones. You will find some of her beautiful illustrations there.

About Hekití and the Moon

I wrote this short story back in 2003, while I was doing some research about the Taíno natives of our island.

I also wanted to mix up several natural beauties, like the bioluminescent bays, the ocean and the hues of blueish light that a full Moon can cast over the trees at night, and how they can speak to us, if we care enough to listen. Then, I came across this excellent online dictionary:

Dictionary of the Taíno Language

and the result was ‘Hekití and the Moon’.

I have kept the story on a shelf for years, until recently. Back then, self-publishing was not something people knew much about. But now, it has become extremely popular, so I have decided to give it a try. Why not?

It seems the story was well received and it makes me happy being able to share it.

Hekití and the Moon: A Taíno Legend