JuNoWriMo 2020 Day 9

Greetings. Today, I didn't want to write.  It's not that ideas weren't shooting off like fireworks in my head, but I just didn't know if the words I had in mind would be worthy of fleshing and dramatizing my characters and scenes. Pessimistic Self: Come on, there's no way you can execute that. Lol. Just … Continue reading JuNoWriMo 2020 Day 9

An Analysis of The Many Faces of Ito

Netflix's The Many Faces of Ito is based on a novel by Japanese author Asako Yuzuki called "Ito-Kun A to E". To be fair, I believe that both male and female writers are capable of writing characters outside of their own experiences, provided that they put in the blood, sweat, and tears to write these … Continue reading An Analysis of The Many Faces of Ito

What’s in a Name? A Lot.

Most of us are familiar with the German fairy tale, Rumpelstiltskin. If you're unfamiliar with it, you can read up on him here, here, or even here. Fast-forwarding to the end of the fairy tale, the once upon a time peasant Queen is triumphant because discovering his titular name is what seals his fate. The … Continue reading What’s in a Name? A Lot.

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

Almost twenty  years ago I lost my second oldest brother, Ronald, to death by suicide. I adored him. Still do. He was the kind of person, as my little sister once said, who would get you a candy bar in the middle of the night, if that's what you wanted. During this time, I've had … Continue reading May is Mental Health Awareness Month

Haikubes – April 7th, 2020

Theme and Direction: A regret about . . . my romantic life. Hmmm. Regret? Yes, there is that. I regret our doubts, our indecision, our seconds, minutes, hours, months, and years that we struggled without each other. Without a Tardis or a DeLorean time machine we can't reclaim those precious moments. But what's the sense … Continue reading Haikubes – April 7th, 2020

2019 Year-End Reflection — New Year, New Decade.

Good-Bye 2019! Hello 2020 where hindsight isn't always clear.

Can you afford to be an Indie Author?

At this present time, I don't consider myself an "active Indie Author". To clarify any confusion, let me explain. Yes, I do have two books out in the world. Yes, you can find them on Amazon. Yes, you can purchase them on Amazon. Please do. Sometimes, you may have the vampire novel, due to KDP … Continue reading Can you afford to be an Indie Author?