Author Archives: Rufel Ramos

About Rufel Ramos

RUFEL F. RAMOS is an English professor at Eastfield College, a community college in Mesquite, Texas, just east of Dallas. She is also a survivor of a rigorous liberal arts education, a single mother, an aunt, a big sister, the oldest child, an adopted kid, an Asian-American, a US Navy brat, a bemused Catholic, a sci-fi/fantasy geek, a once-and-future globe trotter, and a writer. She often writes on any and all of those roles on her blog, and her website,

Structures: The Reluctant Writer’s Guide to College Essays, 2nd Edition

After nearly five years after the original, I’ve updated my college essay writing handbook. Updates include MLA style of documentation, new student models, and information about the rhetorical situation. STRUCTURES: THE RELUCTANT WRITER’S GUIDE TO COLLEGE ESSAYS, 2ND EDITION, is … Continue reading

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The Miraculous Ones

SETEBOS: A fallen Watcher angel who just wants to be left alone as he waits for the end of the world. SYCORAX: An unkillable noblewoman who just wants to be mortal again. Together, they will lift each other up — … Continue reading

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Ye Watchers and Ye Holy Ones, Retcon Edition

ZOEY FITZPATRICK is an English college professor, living in quiet loneliness, until she discovers that her brother Jamie (presumed dead for twenty years) is still alive, albeit dying in a hospital bed as a “John Doe.” ARIEL (former member of God’s Creation … Continue reading

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