Sunday, September 8, 2013

Creatura by Nely Cab: Blog Tour

About the author:

Nely Cab was born on December 9, 1974, in Matamoros, Tamaulipas, Mexico. She has lived and resided in a small, quiet South Texas town most of her life. Putting her Computer Accounting skills to use, Cab worked in banking for several years. In 2001, the author relocated to Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico, where she dedicated time to the study of culinary arts and the art of oil painting. After her return to the U.S., Nely resumed her employment in banking and later transitioned to the field of Social Work.

Today, Nely Cab writes from the comfort of her home, where she lives with her husband and son. Her life goal is to check-off Bucket List Item No. 95,623,351: To Conquer the World. While she aspires world domination, Nely continues to work on her debut series Creatura.

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Dear Teen Nely,
I know you’re busy worrying about not getting a new zit by morning and how your puffy 90’s hairdo won’t stand a chance against the humidity, even after you used three quarters of the bottle of Extra-Super-Mega-Fly-Trap-Glue-Hold-Popular Ninety’s-Brand Hairspray. But listen up, you, because I have some advice that you’ll thank me for in the future…

1.      Pay more attention in your literature class. You’re going to have to remember what makes a good plot. Sure you’re passing with an okay grade, but you know you could totally ace that class if you weren’t paying attention to the gossip about the past weekend’s party that your parents are never going to allow you go to anyway.

2.      Get a math tutor. When you have a kid and he starts working on Algebraic expressions and Geometry—and all those other math classes—you’re going to be lost.

3.      Learn more languages. You’re going to want to learn more languages when you’re older, but you won’t have the time because marriage, kids, and all this other grown up stuff will take over your life. Your only job right now is to be a student, so learn. 

4.      Read more. You love stories. You used to read all the time when you were a kid. What happened? You’re slacking. If you don’t read now, you wont read again until you’re 30 because as I mentioned in #3, grown up stuff will take over your life.

5.      Nothing’s going to happen with that crush you have on that boy. P.S. He’s also bad news. Get over it! Find a guy that’s smarter than you and that treats you right. You’re going to find this out eventually, but if you find it out sooner, you’ll be a lot happier.

6.      Stop skipping class your senior year. Yes, you’re passing all your classes with flying colors, but I just can’t believe you’re seriously skipping school to go drink coffee and eat at McDonald’s. Your butt will be huge in your thirties if you continue.

7.      Listen to your parents. They may get on your nerves, but they know what’s best. They’ve already lived all the experiences you’re going through. By the way, your mom and dad know you’re cutting school; they just pretend they don’t know.

8.      You wear too much makeup.

9.      The hair—just no.

10.  Study something you enjoy. Numbers, as I pointed out before, are not your thing. 

Well, that’s only the stuff off the top of my head, but I think you’ll be better off knowing some of the things you could improve and not mess up on. Now, if I could just figure out how to get this list to you by the time you turn fifteen and get to high school, it might actually help.

Sincerely,

Adult Nely


Creatura by Nely Cab, August 6, 2013.
Isis can control her dreams. Or she could—until recently. The creature in her nightmares has been haunting her for months. As if being dumped wasn’t bad enough, now she dreads going to sleep. She decides to confront the creature and win back some of her peace; only, she finds that he’s not a monster and he’s not a dream.

A sacrifice for love, a shocking discovery and a jealous ex-boyfriend blur the lines between reality and dreams, making it hard to tell who the real monsters are.
Who would’ve known…that sometimes love is lethal?

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