Diana Delacruz

Month: October 2018

What I Learned in Chile…

Woods in Chiloé History

On the opening page of Destiny at Dolphin Bay, Melissa Travis must write an essay on her unofficial studies while visiting her missionary sister in an isolated area of South America. Poised on the brink of stirring times, she has little idea at first of living through history—let alone of altering it. Just like some …

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Are Your Books Truth or Fiction?

sea glass on a beach, transformation, power of stories

“Are any of your books somewhat autobiographical?” a friend asked me. “Is Destiny at Dolphin Bay your own story?” A clear, resounding no. And then again, yes, of course. Every story, every setting, every character contains a fragment of myself and my own experiences. Sometimes reality so entwines with imagination that it’s hard to pick …

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