All Asian, all the time

The one question I’ve been getting a lot since CREEP was released last summer is, “Is your main character, Sheila Tao, really you?” To which I always answer, “HELLS NO.” Allow me to bullet point the ways she and I are alike: She’s...

Live from the octagon: Jenny vs. Book Two

I’m back! And I’ve actually missed blogging. Just wish I had more time and energy for it. So last we talked, I was getting my ass kicked by my book. I can’t even exaggerate – over the past few weeks, I’ve had a knock down, drag out, dirty ass...

Everything I’m feeling right now…

… is captured perfectly right here: A second book is actually more a test than the first. Not in how well it’s written—although some writers manage to triumph over all these odds and produce stellar sophomore efforts. But the second book is where the writer...

Tuesday Tidbits

Happy Tuesday! I don’t know about you, but my brain aches from writing. I really do think the writing part of our brain is like a muscle, and when you haven’t used it in awhile (and I haven’t written any fiction for close to three weeks now), it gets...