Mapping My World


If you’ve been following me for awhile, you know I love maps. So of course, I have to include them in my fantasy novels. I’m thrilled to be able share the map of Razdelia, which…

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Two Bits of Exciting News


Yes, I’m celebrating! Flight of the Spark won a silver medal for YA Epic Fantasy in the Readers’ Favorite contest. Thrilled and delighted doesn’t seem to cover it. I’m grateful for the support from my…

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Another Writing Hurdle Overcome


I’m so excited to be able to tell you that I sent the third book in my series off to my editor last week. It’s looking like I’ll be able to launch the Sting of…

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Flight of the Spark Pronunciation Guide


Since so many people have asked me how to say the names of people and places in Flight of the Spark, I put together this handy guide. Take a listen: Or if you’d rather, scan…

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Things are Heating Up


The summer’s heating up, and so is the action in Sting of Power. I’m winding down the process of working in suggestions from my early readers.  The plus side is their ideas are making the…

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Five Stars From Reader’s Favorite


There are lots of reasons to set off fireworks this month, and here’s another: I got a 5-star review from Reader’s Favorite! Evelyn Puerto’s Flight of the Spark presents cultural differences and fantasy combined. Villagers…

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Want a New Adventure?


That’s what I told my husband when I suggested we go to the Van Gogh Immersive Exhibit. He said he was up for it. That conversation was three months ago. We finally made it, and…

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A Close Encounter with a Speeding Locomotive


It was a close encounter, indeed. Grandson #4 decided it would be great fun to run his locomotive over my head. Which was no problem. Except that it was running. Before I knew it, the…

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Flicker of the Flame Update


I’ve got some exciting news to share. Flicker of the Flame is now available on Apple Books, Barnes and Noble, Kobo and other online retailers. So if you haven’t picked up your copy yet, you’ve…

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A World to Get Lost In


There haven’t been too many books I’ve read this spring that have really wowed me. In fact, up to last week could count them on one hand. But that has changed. (Heads up: the link…

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