Good Writers Borrow, Great Writers Steal (T.S. Eliot) Revisited


Carmen Ferreiro-Esteban

A year ago I blogged about my idea of writing a paranormal story with “a wise older woman as the protagonist. Something like Buffy, the Vampire Slayer with the mother as the slayer,” as I put it then. (

Since then the paranormal genre has continued to explode, both in book format and in movies/TV shows. But, to my knowledge, no one has yet created my character, a strong middle-aged single mother of two teens who is also a writer.

And so, finally a year almost to the date since my previous blog on the subject, I have written it myself. In the tradition of Dickens and Conan Doyle, I plan to publish my story in weekly installments at my blogs: and

Please join me there.