Correctional Officers, Wisdom

How to Protect Yourself From Sociopaths

Richard Matt, 48, and David Sweat, 34, tunneled out of Clinton Correctional Facility in Dannemora, New York on June 6. From several accounts, including statements from Matt's own family and facts about his crime, this man is a psychopath; at minimum a sociopath. The female employee fell "in love," and was likely manipulated into doing… Continue reading How to Protect Yourself From Sociopaths

#WeNeedDIverseBooks, Diversity, Latina writer, Strong Women, Women Prisoners, Writing, Writing Process

Writing Strong Women

  Last year, I read “The Sandoval Sisters,” an award winning historical fiction book by Sandra Ramos O’Briant and enjoyed it so much that I began to follow her blog, http://www.bloodmother.com.  I was pleasantly surprised when she asked me to be part of a blog adventure initiated on Twitter #weneeddiversebooks and #diverselit, in which we… Continue reading Writing Strong Women