On December 2, 2016 I wrote about not having a job this Christmas in a post called Christmas without a job. I tried all year to not end the year without a job, but I'm sad to say I had no luck. What's even sadder is that this year I never had a job, unlike … Continue reading Come on Unstoppable María!
There was no better way to welcome the Christmas season than going to the movies and watching a Christmas movie. So this is what we did yesterday, after Thanksgiving lunch, we went to the movies to watch this year's Christmas movie, The man who invented Christmas. This movie tells the story of Charles Dickens as … Continue reading The man who invented Christmas
I am still job searching, now there is more need than before but I think now the chances of getting a job in Puerto Rico are very small. I am still looking for freelance work and my portfolio is available right here on my blog. You can find it here, Writing Portfolio. I would love to … Continue reading Still looking for a job
This week, during her brief visit to Puerto Rico, our friend Irma didn't cause nearly as much damage as we all expected, as I mentioned in my previous post. The main problem that most of us felt was the loss of power in houses and businesses. This wasn't the case for everyone but more than … Continue reading The things we take for granted
I think I got inspiration to write a few short stories. Well I don't think, I wrote one today and I have ideas for a few more, all I need to do keep this going tomorrow, not forget and do not quit. I also have to edit the first one. I'm hope I'm not putting … Continue reading Short Stories
This just in, there will be TWO new Harry Potter books in October. Not one but TWO! I haven't been this excited since... well since I heard about Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, but now it's two! I haven't left the wizarding world completely since I have been slowly reading Fantastic Beasts and Where … Continue reading Two New Harry Potter Books
I have a question primarily for other brain injury survivors but if anyone else feels like they have something to say, you are welcome to answer. As I have said before, I'm having a lot of trouble finding a job, I have been to a lot of interviews and applied to even more jobs but … Continue reading Five years is enough
Looking back to my blog post on June 14, 2015, I found that it was very short, pushing people to just keep moving. At the moment I was talking about walking, running, swimming, and I still encourage people to do this, but now I'm thinking I should get moving to do something with my life. … Continue reading Don’t give up, believe in yourself
Writing is one thing that was not taken from me after the accident five years ago. Writing is one of the things that helped me the most. It provided me with, not only a way to remember things, but a way to write down my thoughts and feelings. As I read, writing can be very … Continue reading Write it
Source: My Writing Portfolio
When I said I wanted to be a writer many people told me "you're gonna be broke", you wont find a job", "te vas a morir de hambre" (you're gonna go hungry). I didn't listen, because I wanted to write, that's what I love doing and they always told me "you have to love what … Continue reading “The Last Word”, the life of a writer
Today I want to share another blog that I think will be interesting to a lot of you, especially teachers. This is my mother's new educational blog, the posts are written in Spanish and I later translate them to English. It is very interesting and you don't have to be a teacher to read it … Continue reading Check out this blog
My writing portfolio is finished and posted right here in Unstoppable Maria. Included in my portfolio is a biography, my resume, links to blog posts and articles I have written, in English and Spanish, and a link to a blog post I translated. Writing Portfolio
When I decided to start looking for work as a freelance writer I just thought I had to say I was a freelance writer. I forgot about the part where people need to see my work to know I'm a writer and to know what kind of work I can do, like a portfolio. I … Continue reading Writing portfolio
I went to an interview today, I was ready, I was confident when I got called for the interview; I still couldn't believe it but I thought I was ok. This is something I really want to do, it's a chance I really want, doing something that I have been wanting for a long time. … Continue reading I want this, I really want this!