I know I've been quiet, especially since I left Twitter (unless you're on my mailing list and then you would've gotten that short horror story in Jan~ check your inbox if you didn't see it!). Well, that's going to change soon enough. Starting on April 5, I will be returning to blog posting here. Maybe … Continue reading And From The Silence…
...Twitter. (is that how clickbait works?) So, today is the day that I deactivated my Twitter for good. The reasons for this are multifold, but primarily: I don't like the site. Alright, moving on. I wrote roughly 250,000 words this year. I wish I'd gotten more of it out, but... I feel incredibly excited for … Continue reading Ok, bye…
Writing isn’t Torture
ATTN. WRITERS: The act of writing isn't miserable. It doesn't suck. It isn't a burden and it isn't torture. Writing is not a punishment. You are not a victim of writing. Writing is a choice, no matter the reasoning that leads to that choice, it still remains a voluntary act - a luxury of time … Continue reading Writing isn’t Torture
Quick update time: last few months have been time-consuming with lots of demanding life things that don't have to do with writing (family, job, etc.). This coming week, I'll be having minor surgery that'll keep me on bed-rest for about 3 weeks depending on healing. Luckily, it's NaNoWriMo so that works out! I'm spending time … Continue reading Autumn Update
During the start of this month, I spent days visiting the ICU of a hospital. My mother-in-law was there after a surgery. It was about a week of time, but being in a hospital made it feel much longer. The surreal aspect of watching real people living through incredibly real moments of life and death … Continue reading Summer Update
Maintaining Focus while Remaining Open
When it comes to writing, no matter where you are in terms of skill or talent, it's important to keep focused on your own goals while also keeping yourself open to new ideas, techniques, and attitudes. It is a personal balance between application of knowledge and individual direction. Discernment is a powerful tool for an … Continue reading Maintaining Focus while Remaining Open
Anime/TV/Book Spring Round-Up
This is a rough (non-comprehensive) list of what I've been watching and reading in the past months; starting with anime, then non-anime shows, then books and at the very end I share some YouTube channels. I was going to share a partially written blog post about Aristotle's Poetics and what I've been learning while in … Continue reading Anime/TV/Book Spring Round-Up
Spring Update (+cover reveal)
I recently held a Twitter poll about whether readers want updates while I'm working on getting projects out. It was neck-and-neck but in the end, "blog posts w/thoughts" won out. For those who only care about release updates when my books are published, please sign up to my newsletter (if you haven't already). That's what … Continue reading Spring Update (+cover reveal)
New Book Release: Princess Hana is here!
The first book in my new four-part fantasy series, The Descent Files: Hana, is now available at Amazon US, Amazon UK, Amazon CA, Amazon AU, and Kobo. A story of budding romance, dashed dreams, and the loneliness of suffering secrets. War has waged for all of Princess Hana’s life. She has only just become a woman … Continue reading New Book Release: Princess Hana is here!
CC: PulpRev Writers
This is a quick and messy post I wanted to throw out before getting back to work on my books today. It pertains to PulpRev as a community of growing writers, artists, and authors and is meant for those involved in it. Something I enjoy about PulpRev is the clash of ideas that occurs between … Continue reading CC: PulpRev Writers