Author Archives: Rufel Ramos

About Rufel Ramos

RUFEL F. RAMOS is an English professor at Dallas College (a multi-campus community college in Dallas County, Texas) and a published author. 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 mediocre Maker of stuff, and a once-and-future globe trotter. She often writes on any and all of those roles on her blog, and her website,

The Last Beatrice

KOKABIEL AND BARAQEL: Two fallen Watcher angels, bound in duty to the humans in their care and to each other. JANEY BABSON: Just an ordinary woman with ordinary concerns — or so she believes. Through time and space, Earth and … Continue reading

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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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