Evelyn Puerto, Author

Looking for the adventures in life…real or imagined

Three..Two..One..Launch!


Three…Two…One…Launch! Tomorrow is the day I’ve been waiting for…launch day! Our anthology of short stories is finally launching. Why is this so exciting? One of the greatest joys I know as an author is sharing…

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Once Upon a Story


Coming in June! My story Death of an Alien will be included in the short fiction anthology, Once Upon a Story. I was honored to be included. And humbled that my story was chosen to…

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When Winter Won’t Give Up


Winter didn’t want to give up easily this year. Five inches of snow in April thwarted my outdoor plans. So what to do when winter won’t give up? Read books, of course! Here are the…

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Because I Like Them


Shortly after I started working on my novel, I drew a sketch of the world that I was creating. It was a bad one. But it was enough to keep me oriented. So I didn’t…

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Flash Fiction: The Mouse


A little flash fiction for your reading pleasure. Enjoy! I walk along Highway 83, wondering how I’m going to get home. I have only my stupid self to blame. Good going, Brad. A rock is…

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Reading During the Polar Vortex


This winter we endured the joy and delight of the polar vortex, when the temperature plummeted well below zero and made walking to the mailbox into a frigid hike. All that cold made winter sports…

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Short Stories for the Soul


This winter seems like it just won’t quit. So to help shake off the winter blues, some of my writer friends and I decided to give away a collection of our stories. That’s right, we’re…

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Bridger: A Dystopian Serial


Bridger: A Dystopian Serial is a science fiction story told in serial form that takes the reader on a cross-world adventure full of danger, lies and romance. After I read the first installment, I was…

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How Bifocal Contacts and Archery Don’t Mix


When you’re a writer, you get to all the fun stuff other people would call “wasting time.” But it’s not. It’s book research. Need some good character names? Check out lists of popular Austrian or…

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The Lure of a Mountain Trail


Have you ever felt the allure of a mountain trail? It beckons, tempting you to explore its length and to discover what lies around the next bend or on the other side of a hill….

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