I like to think I’m a very mellow person. Okay, so my mother thinks I’m too quick to temper, and coworkers think I’m hilariously blunt (or sometimes an oddball sitting quietly in her own world,) but I see myself as really chill. It might have something to do with being diagnosed with hypertension at 27… Continue reading Speaking things into existence
2021 is off to an interesting start. Late last year I was enticed by the idea of starting a bullet journal. I am not good at keeping journals but it turns out this bullet journal thing is huge. I wanted a physical book I could decorate myself but instead I have an app for a… Continue reading Well…
It is now 3 days into the new year. 2020, for various reasons, I didn’t do a lot. 2021, I have a lot of plans. I’m a writer who doesn’t write a lot, a reader with a mile high to-be-read pile, and a karateka whose training has been seriously derailed. (If any of my instructors… Continue reading Goodbye 2020, Hello 2021!
This year started off really great when I think about it. My first ever short story, “The Epic of Sakina” was republished in Podcastle in January. It feels like a lifetime ago with everything that followed. That said, I did manage to get one new thing published this year, for anyone making lists: Short Story:… Continue reading What I Got Done in 2020 – Award Eligibility Post
So, I’ve been writing this one particular YA novel for a decade now. It was supposed to be the start of a pentalogy but getting the first book right has been a struggle at best. Well, anyway, I’ve now gotten to the halfway point of that first book. Yay! To celebrate, I went to review… Continue reading Halfway there