Evelyn Puerto, Author

Looking for the adventures in life…real or imagined

Finding My Way


    Ever wonder why people are the way they are? I do. Maybe that’s why I enjoy creating backstory for my characters. This week I started writing a short story about James, who plays…

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Reading Adventures for 2019


  Reading is a refuge, an escape, a guilty pleasure, a doorway to other worlds, a way to live through others. And reading also helps me become a better writer. Thinking ahead to 2019, I’ve…

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Fun Reads for Fall


Fall’s cooler weather always has me searching for great reads, and I’m thrilled to have stumbled on a few. These are the best I came across. The Way of Kings A few years back, I…

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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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