It’s around this time of year that retrospectives start to pop up. While I will be doing one for this past year a little later in the month, I did want to do a retrospective of a different kind starting today. Continue reading “Looking Back on A Decade of Writing (Part 1)”
Kickstarters, Anniversaries, and Reels (Oh My!)
At a glance, it’s been a minute since I’ve made several announcements at once – since the early days of the pandemic, to be precise. There’s a lot that’s going on and a lot to go over, and I’m just going to go right ahead and dive into it: Continue reading “Kickstarters, Anniversaries, and Reels (Oh My!)”
Re-Introduction in Honor of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month
May is recognized as Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month in the United States, where the entire duration of the month is devoted in recognizing the history, culture, and achievements of people from the Asian American and Pacific Islander communities. While this annual, month-long celebration has been going on for a couple of decades now, I think it’s fair to say that this year’s will really be one of the first ones where people outside the communities are actually paying attention and learning about the history, in light of the hate crimes that have been happening for over a year now. I’m always going to be dismayed that it took a massacre for the general public to start paying attention to what has been happening, but the positive is that at least they’re finally paying attention. We’ve been here for a long time and we’re not going anywhere.Continue reading “Re-Introduction in Honor of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month”
6 Years of “A Moment’s Worth”
With each passing year since the release of my debut novel, A Moment’s Worth, the farther away we move from how life was at the time it was written. Not to say that that wasn’t already expected, but as indicated in past retrospectives, I never expected for the difference to have gotten as vast as it has. Continue reading “6 Years of “A Moment’s Worth””
Thoughts About Young Adult Fiction REVISITED
Young adult (YA) fiction: This is a subject I’ve been wanting to revisit for quite some time. After spending part of this past week reading a favorite, Jerry Spinelli’s Stargirl, I felt that now is just as good of a time to finally write about this topic again, after previously writing about it over five years ago. After all, thoughts and opinions about certain subject matter can change overtime, the more you learn and grow. In the case of YA fiction, my thoughts and feelings towards it have definitely morphed. Continue reading “Thoughts About Young Adult Fiction REVISITED”
Looking Back on “A Moment’s Worth” Five Years Later (PART 2)
Today I go over the remaining chapters of my debut novel, A Moment’s Worth, as I give my memories, impressions, and reactions to each of them. Here we go: Continue reading “Looking Back on “A Moment’s Worth” Five Years Later (PART 2)”
Looking Back on “A Moment’s Worth” Five Years Later (PART 1)
This has been coming for a while, and I can’t believe it has arrived. July 15th will mark five years since the release of my debut novel, A Moment’s Worth. It has been half a decade since the release of this very experimental novel about the interconnections among the human race, the fine line between what is real and what could be a dream, and the value of moments in time. Continue reading “Looking Back on “A Moment’s Worth” Five Years Later (PART 1)”
Less Talking, More Voting (POLL)
So there’s nothing specific lined up in the ways of topics for this week, which is why I find now to be just as good of a time to bring up this poll again the I originally created back in January. Continue reading “Less Talking, More Voting (POLL)”
Looking Back On and Paving Ahead Another Orbit
So this is a first. Sometimes I’ve written right before or after my birthday, but never ON my birthday. Yes, today is my birthday, and much like my blog post from last year, I have thoughts about where I am in life as a writer and as a human. Continue reading “Looking Back On and Paving Ahead Another Orbit”
Special Sunday Post: Time to Print? (POLL)
With the fact that it’s 2019 now, that means that this summer will mark five years since the release of my debut novel, A Moment’s Worth. While this first work of mine is not something that I would see myself writing nowadays, I still look back and admire the time and effort I put into making it what it is now.
Unlike An Absolute Mind, A Moment’s Worth is only available as an eBook. What I am wondering is that with this anniversary coming up, do you think I should at last make it available in a print form too? If I devote time to making this happen, is this something that people would want and will actually go out of their way to buy? I ask because I’m not going to do it if it’s not wanted – especially amidst everything else I’ve got going on, writing-wise.
That is why I’ve created a new poll. Please vote “yes” or “no” if you want me to make A Moment’s Worth available as a physical copy for its upcoming fifth anniversary. It only takes a few seconds and I would appreciate it if you can pass it along to others as well.
Remember: I will only do it if people really want it, so please let me know.