“There’s always sadness in our lives. It’s that sad feeling that keeps us going.”

— Tsukino Usagi


Monday, October 3, 2016

Project Anjou's lead protagonist Anjou Ishikawa.

Young Adult Fiction is going to be here for a long time. The genre has been a riveting source for literature, and has lent itself across other media platforms. From movie series to interactive visual novel video games, the trials, aches, loves, and adv...

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

How old were you when you were told that Santa Claus and the Tooth Fairy weren't real? What was your reaction? Was it right then that you stopped believing in things? That inevitable carpet sweep has put every child on their backs. And how do the parents respond to the tears and the whines of disapp...

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Writing The Recital has been a deeply personal experience. Since I started taking it seriously in the summer of 2014, I've excavated my personal history, harvested ideas from delicate experiences, borrowed perspectives, and cultured a strong sense of responsibility. I've put a lot of hype behind thi...

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

I'm still reeling from seeing the story I've been penning for three years printed in a paperback. I don't know that I've experienced anything more gratifying as an artist. I've completed so many works before, but this one is different. 

The Recital is the first novel I'm publishing. It tells the stor...

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

How did I get here?

Someone read The Recital, in its entirety, and the rewarding feeling I felt when I got my edits back from Kate is like nothing I've felt before. She recognizes the promise it has, and I can't wait to get started on the revisions. I wrote a first draft, rewrote the draft before sen...

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