writing

5 Reasons to Sing

5. We’re alive today. There’s a great song by Colombian singer Santiago Cruz, “Como si no fuera suficiente despertar y ser conscientes del milagro tan sencillo que comprende el estar vivos nada más, tanto más, simplemente estar vivos.” (As if it were not enough to awaken and be conscious of the simple miracle, to understand […]

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blogging, writing

Are We Alive?

Yellow and orange autumn leaves litter the streets. A cold snap sings a lullaby to flora and foliage. This season reminds me of the Greek myth of Persephone. She eats the pomegranate seeds that doom her to life underground for several months a year. Her mother Demeter, goddess of agriculture, mourns her daughter’s loss to […]

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blogging, Humor, writing

3 Ways to Detect and Deflect Hackers

Is your website safe from evil hackers? If you’re wonderblogger, you’ve a secure password and the double authentication feature that sends a magic passcode to your phone. Great! Is it enough to protect your cybercastle? I’d say no. With both those moats in place, sneaky invaders have attacked my castle and attempted to ransack my […]

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blogging, Spanish Culture and Language, writing

Thank You, Dear Readers!

Un beso, a kiss; happy salutations Fake Flamenco readers! Our blog has 200 followers as of today. I did a jump for joy this morning when I saw the good news. What a great summer connecting with you in the UK, Australia, España, Chile, India, the USA and around the world. I’m enjoying getting to […]

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Humor, Spanish Culture and Language, writing

Looking for Agent Right

Writing conferences are the perfect backdrop for Agent-Author speed dating. At a semi-private table for two, separated by dark polyester curtains from seven other Agent/Author pairs, the courting begins. You’ve a total of 360 seconds starting now! Author, you’re in hot pursuit of the elusive Agent, go! No, stop that. No reading your statement. Drop […]

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Spanish Culture and Language, writing

I’ve Been Blogging a Year! Olé!

Thank you for reading Fake Flamenco this year! Your comments and *likes* on the page and in person have meant so much to me. I appreciate each new follower; the wisdom and experience their comments and presence bring to this site. Fake Flamenco is dedicated to bridging cultures. You and I, we are all a […]

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