Evelyn Puerto, Author

Looking for the adventures in life…real or imagined

Ideas are Everywhere


  I’m often asked how I come up with my ideas. Good question. Sometimes I sit down and try to conjure up the most awesome idea. Half an hour of concentrated brainstorming usually doesn’t get…

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A Source of Inspiration


I’m so inspired. And envious. And impatient. Why am I feeling all these things at once? Vera Nazarian, author of the Atlantis Grail series, just posted a pair of YouTube videos. In them, she’s reading…

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The Missing Word


  For your reading pleasure, here’s a short story about a woman who meets a monster in her filing cabinet, published in Short Fiction Break. Enjoy!


Branching Out in My Reading

Woman reading book

This summer I branched out from reading the usual fantasy. Along with one fantasy (can’t do without it!), I read two detective novels and a western. Here’s what I thought of them. Shatter Me Shatter…

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Best Fantasy I’ve Read this Year


  What makes a great read? For me, it’s characters I care about who live in a world that draws me in. It doesn’t matter what genre, characters are key. They need to grow and…

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Little Decisions

Woman feeling regret

  Short Fiction Break has published my short story about redemption! You can read Little Decisions here. Make sure you leave me a comment to let me know what you think. Enjoy!


The Significance of Snapdragons


This story was originally published in Short Fiction Break on April 10, 2018. Enjoy! My neck tensed, and I felt a tingling sensation spread between my shoulder blades as I dropped the can of spray…

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The Traders of Tlefas


Traders play a big part in Raising Fear, especially three friends. Tarkio Tarkio is the first trader that Iskra, our heroine, meets. He’s serious and responsible. Usually. He makes one fatal mistake, thinking he’s just…

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Meet the Riskers


The villagers in Tlefas all know to shun the savage, barbaric riskers. But have they been told the truth about this outcaste group? As I’ve written about them, I’ve tried to imagine what they’d look…

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Why Write?


  When I was three, my mother gave me one of the best gifts anyone has ever given me. That gift was the ability to learn to read. This gift opened up the world of…

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