Category Archives: Motivation

Your Yawning Dog Isn’t Tired — She Just Loves You!

Empathy. It’s that amazing gift that allows us to feel for others — and, I’d argue, one of the essential qualities needed to write compelling fiction. But is empathy limited, as many scientists have long argued, only to human beings … Continue reading

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Saturday Sucia Celebration: Kim Trujillo

Every Saturday I pick a fabulous, inspiring woman to celebrate as an example of what it means to be a “sucia” in the Dirty Girls Social Club sense of the word — which is to say a fierce, fun, educated, … Continue reading

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Casting Notice for a New Reality Show

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Business Lessons with Alisa Valdes — Believe in Abundance

I am very pleased and proud to announce that my production company, Valdes Entertainment Enterprises LLC, has secured its first major investor, an individual who will be putting between $50,000 and $100,000 of her own money toward our vision. Next … Continue reading

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How Being a Unitarian Universalist Gives Me the Strength to Battle Stereotypes

As the Kickstarter campaign for our film based on my bestselling novel The Dirty Girls Social Club continues to draw backers from all over the country and to get more attention from a wide variety of media outlets – I … Continue reading

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