Have you ever read a story that made you forget about your own reality? I'm not talking about Potterverse or Game of Thrones. I'm talking about going into a book and realizing you just spent the past five hours on the couch, chair, or bed and now your muscles ache. I remember that feeling of wanting to know what happened next at the end of the chapter. It was exhilarating and when it was over it was melancholic.
The following are my thoughts and questions I'm working through with a new project: The other day I went to a bookstore because I felt like I needed some inspiration and to check out what other people are writing in the YA genre. I don't know why, but it seemed to do exactly what I… Continue reading WIP: Rewriting a script into a novel
I was the best guard dog in my life, so naturally, they gave me the job. My owners were sad when I died. I heard them weeping as I lay on the ground after getting hurt from the coyote that was going after our chickens. I fought it off with all my might. I think I injured him, too. It hurt too much to move. I wanted to lick them to tell them I was okay. I did my job. I was a good dog.
It’s the thing to say now about this year, isn’t it? 2020 sucked. We had wildfires, a pandemic, lost millions of people all over the world, and straight up revolutions happening around the world... this year was truly “unprecedented” for sure. Another thing about 2020 that sucked was that I didn’t have the motivation to… Continue reading Good Riddance 2020
I feel like I just wrote a mini research paper... FULL DISCLOSURE - I completely forgot how to cite things so if there is something that I didn't cite don't take it as something I'm trying to pass off as my own!! I pulled a lot of information from only a few resources that are… Continue reading Mental Health Awareness & Asian American Heritage Month
I've been trying to write this blog post for about a week now. Every time I get something down I end up deleting it. This one was the lucky one. The topic of the day: overcoming your biggest obstacle -- your mind. With the whole pandemic going on, people have started picking up new hobbies,… Continue reading Mental Health Check: Quarantine Edition
Another gif another story enjoy: There’s nothing like being a teenager working at the local grocery store and only getting a 15-minute break on their 3-7 shift which was scheduled right at dinner time. Rowan wasn’t sure if this was done on purpose or if that’s just how her breaks ended up being scheduled --… Continue reading Stuffing Face GIF
Here's the second GIF I chose for the Flash Fiction Series: And here's the story! I hope you guys like this one. I pulled from current events to write this one. The newspaper’s headline read: “The Rest of the World on Fire, What Are We Doing?” Melodie finished reading the article and placed it… Continue reading Brave Face GIF
Recently, I made a call out to my followers on Facebook to send me some GIFs to have short stories based on.
Hey everyone! How are things going? I hope we're not feeling too much of cabin fever. I know most of you aren't able to leave your homes due to the pandemic. Un/Fortunately I'm part of the essential workforce, so I still have to leave my home, but I'll tell you now, you're much better being… Continue reading New Shorts Coming Up