Tema: life

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When the end is not nigh

On May fourth, I had the opportunity to do a presentation of my novels at the Guadalajara Book Fair. During the talk, I touched different topics ranging from the fabulism as cathartic experience, t...

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The Book of Life

During the last year, I’ve kept you updated about the status of my next novel Vandella: Resilience. My intention was to publish the book earlier this year. However, as I mentioned in my previous po...

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The Fragility of Life.

The other day, my phone rang early in the morning, earlier than usual. When I answered the call, it was my childhood best friend, and I immediately knew there was something wrong. “Your mother was ...

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The Incurable Affliction of Intelligent Life

If, in a not much distant future, humanity received the unpleasant news that a humongous asteroid is heading toward Earth, promising a collision which would wipe out all intelligent life forms, wou...

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Rushing Through Life

The other day, I was hurrying down the street, worried to fulfill my errands as soon as possible when I came across the most unexpected passerby which forced me to an abrupt halt. Down over the con...

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Every Day, A Different Life

I spent a week visiting Disney World, and during seven straight days I experienced multiple rides and shows, diverse meals, but above all, endless lines to enter the attractions—even considering I ...

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Adulthood

When I was a child, I dreamed about being an adult. I saw in adulthood the capacity to fulfil my wishes. Of having control. Freedom. I always ran to adulthood, too eager, as if I was in a race for ...

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The Empty Nest

I have a tenant in my backyard. A sparrow, a female sparrow that thought my backyard could be a good place to call “home” and dedicated weeks to build a nest above the spotlight. At the beginning s...

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The Eternal Tourist

In my coming and going through life I have meet people, that unlike me, can travel unconcerned of schemes, places or schedules, they just go free as birds. When they tell me their stories I feel a ...

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The Movie of your Life

Have you ever been in a difficult situation, in the verge of a decision, in which you take an option but a faint voice in your head tells you otherwise and you ignore it? All of us know the outcome...