Welcome to Literary Guanajuato!

A blog for readers or writers in Guanajuato and for those who would simply like to know more about this historic central Mexican city and its surroundings. 

Posts will feature places to read or write; customs, color, and locations for scenes; visits with local readers and writers of all ages; literary events and publishers; Guanajuato-inspired writing; and answers to frequently asked questions.

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Que le vaya bien.

Write yourself a fictional fan letter.

Want to get to know your ideal reader? Write yourself a fictional fan letter. So recommends Gabriela Pereira of diyMFA. I attended Gabriela’s “Rock Your Revisions” session at the Writer’s Digest Conference and afterward signed up for her Platform Master Class webinar....

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So how was the Pitch Slam?

That depended on the lines. When I signed up for the slam I had learned from the conference website that the slam was 60 minutes long and that each pitch and response lasted three minutes. Wow, I thought, I can see lots of agents that way. Not quite. When I inquired...

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The Gas Man Blues

A musician friend with late-night hours once lamented the early morning call of the gas delivery man in his neighborhood. I understood how my friend felt, but I thought the gas man might have a lament of his own.   The Gas Man Blues (The Gas Man Cometh) By Dianne...

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