From a young age, I've known that writing and books would always play a huge part of my life. Books were my form to escape the relentless bullying I endured as a child and always told myself, "one day, I'll write stories too." I was always the kid who had a book or notebook in hand, who would day dream, who would think up countless fantasy worlds in order to escape my own.
I've been writing short stories on and off my whole life, but once I began college, I gradually began writing less and less due to stress and getting my degree. But I wasn't happy. Something was missing in my life. Once COVID hit in 2020, I decided to get back into writing and I haven't looked back since. I filled the void that had appeared.
In 2021, I began building a book community on Instagram and TikTok, trying to share diverse books that others will enjoy. Representation and culture has always been a huge part of who I am, so I wanted to help others find themselves in books. I want others to have what I didn't have growing up.
Now, in 2022, with the encouragement from my bookish community and my ever-growing love of writing, I've managed to write my debut novel, A Touch of Destiny! A Touch of Destiny is a new adult Pirates of the Caribbean meets Outlander novel with diversity, raw Caribbean history and slow burn romance! AToD is set to be released in November 7th 2023, which is actually Puerto Rican Heritage Month!