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
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
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
Some of you reading this today may be stuck at home, so I'm going to provide you with some entertainment about what's been going on since January. New Habits: So a couple weeks ago, I decided to start to better myself physically. I've been working on my mental health as of late and I felt… Continue reading New Habits, New Endeavors, New Projects
Okay, I really wanted to make a joke about having 2020 Vision, but then I thought the memes were enough leading up to the New Year that I'm not even going to say anything. Okay, maybe this: I can't believe we're already almost through January. I wanted to make this post before the new… Continue reading 2020 Vision
This is a fun post about the all my cover designs that I toyed around using before going with my final designs I published with. So to refresh your memory... as if I haven't posted this enough, here are the two book covers I went with. So let's start with "Voices: a short story… Continue reading The Covers That Could Have Been.
So, here's the time of the year where I write about all the things that have happened in the past year and reminisce, etc. This year has been WILD. First off, I published TWO BOOKS. What?!? How did I manage to do that, you ask? Well, determination and going broke. But, I'm slowly… Continue reading Coming to the end of 2019