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, thelizardqueen.wordpress.com and her website, rowenasworld.org.
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ZOEY FITZPATRICK: 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: a fallen angel, living an eons-long life of benign serial possession, but can’t escape his last human host, who is dying — Zoey’s brother.
An urban literary fantasy, with homage to Dante, Shakespeare, and Milton, YE WATCHERS AND YE HOLY ONES is a romantic drama of how Zoey and Ariel become more than friends in the end.
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Creative writing for the beginning writer can be maddening business. Between writer
As a GenXer in the 1980s, I grew up as a latch-key kid. TV, movies, and video games vied for my siblings and my attention as we ate junk food. Yet, I became a reader at an early age, majored in English post-high school, and became a teacher and writer. Something about my childhood encouraged me to become a life-long reader. What was it?
SCAFFOLDS: A CHILDHOOD MEMOIR OF BOOKS is about the meaningful books I read when I was a kid and teenager. But the key to creating a life-long reader isn