As I attempt writing my own MG novel, I am drawn to researching more of them, specifically highly acclaimed ones. It's been a long time since I read middle grade fiction, and my teen years were comprised of reading Sweet Valley Twins, Nancy Drew & Hardy Boys books. I do remember being thrilled with the… Continue reading Displacement, Diversity & Identity
#NaNoWriMo fever has reached me! I couldn’t help but feel the heady excitement of all the hopes and dreams of the writers I follow on Twitter. It made me feel that I should allow for some hoping and dreaming too. So here I am, resurrecting a short story that I won a competition with when… Continue reading ‘Announcing’ my goal
It's been 6 months since I wrote my very first picture book draft! I know that means I'm basically an infant when it comes to experience, but for some reason, this is not an excuse I'm using this time. Because unlike paper qualifications, I truly believe being a good writer is something you just are.… Continue reading Six months later.