I am in love with a city… (it’s crazy but true!)

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This month is not just another ordinary month of June for me. June will always be the month I moved to New York City to live my dream.
Who can actually say that she is living her dream? I can’t really answer that question but what I can say is that I am living my dream or at least one of my dreams!

As long as I can remember I have dreamed of living in NYC, to take a bite of that fascinating apple. I’ve waited 25 years but finally last year, after a lot of work and stress, I found a job in NYC and I moved on June 1st, 2014. I can still feel the excitement I felt when I arrived at my hotel in Midtown Manhattan on this sunny afternoon.

And the best is that this city has not disappointed me a second. Not even the coldest winter I’ve ever experienced or the perfect chaos that characterized Manhattan have managed to change my mind. On the contrary, everything I’ve experienced since I arrived added charm and personality to this beautiful and amazing city that I am happy to call home.

A lot has happened in the last twelve months and one of the most important thing was publishing Challenging Destiny and making another of my dreams come true. I always thought of this city as the place where everything was possible and that’s why it was the perfect place to start my “self-publishing” journey.

As you may know, I was on vacation the last few days and before leaving the beach and the sunny, beautiful place I was in, I realized I was relieved to go back to NYC rather than somewhere else because I am always happy to be in New York. And even if I really enjoyed my holidays, in the end I was happy to be back and excited for my second summer here.

Voila, all this rambling to wish myself a “Happy First NYC Anniversary!”  Let’s hope it will be the first of many to come!

Well I guess it will be all for today! In case you’ve missed my first Author Interview, I had the pleasure to chat with the lovely Holly at Bookaholic Confessions, go check it out and show her some love!

I am leaving you now but stay tuned for more adventures, I am on my way to my second anniversary…

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2015 is finally here, let’s rock it!

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Happy New Year! May 2015 be the year all your wishes are granted and all your dreams become true!

2014 was a very special year for me and it ended on a great note with the release of my first book, Challenging Destiny. It has been a little bit more than a week now and I am really grateful for all the support people showed me and the great first feedbacks I received.

I hope 2015 will be a year full of new achievements and challenges. I am really excited to start it since I have plenty of projects in mind and new stories to share with you.

Enjoy the new year my friends, it might surprise you!

A thankful, thoughtful Thanksgiving…

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On my way to the bookshelf, I made many stops. I started my journey in Madrid, where, turning in my bed on Valentine’s day eve, trying to fall into the arms of Morpheus, I got the idea, created the story that changed my life. I wrote the first sentence of my book near the sea and the first chapter in Paris. I typed “The end” in London and now I am in New York City, adding a final touch to my book, polishing it for my future readers.This book is not known yet, not even released, it has not travelled and met readers, has not shared its story, transmitted its message but it has already done a lot for me. Just writing it changed my life. It might seems weird but it really did. It has allowed me to realize one of my biggest dream : writing a story, becoming an author. It showed me and taught me that with enough passion and determination everything can be done: dreams can be touched and lives can be changed.Looking back to that sleepless night that gave me THE idea, I realize how much my life had changed since. Since that night two of my childhood dreams were granted : I finally wrote a book as I had wished since I wrote my first greeting card (I must have been 6) and I am finally living in the city that has been my favorite for as long as I can remember: NYC.

I wanted to share those few words with you today because lately and especially today I am grateful. I am grateful for this book, I am grateful to live in NYC, I am grateful to have a wonderful family that loves and supports me, I am grateful for my amazing friends that show me everyday how proud of me they are, I am grateful for the chance that was given to me and I am grateful that you are reading my words right now.

But today, I am also hopeful, hopeful that my lucky star won’t leave me soon, hopeful that my book will touch your hearts the same way it touched mine and hopeful than next Thanksgiving, I will not only have reached the bookshelf with this book but I will also be back on the way with one or several of the many other books that are already flourishing in my head.

I wish you all a happy Thanksgiving!

Now go eat some turkey or pecan pie (my favorite!) but come back, I’m on my way to the bookshelf!