Treasure Box

Treasure Box: March 2017

It’s that time of the month again! I’m pretty sure this is the biggest Treasure Box so far and without any Atlas Obscura articles either, which I think is a first.) It wasn’t intentional but I think it’s fitting, because March is a great month–Women’s History Month! Snuffbox with miniature of Empress Elizabeth I. Her Wikipedia article… Continue reading Treasure Box: March 2017


Writing #OwnVoices, Horror, and Growing Up Asian-American

On Saturday, I turned in my horror thesis, which I’ve previously written about here. I’m happy with and proud of my project, and today I’m going to talk about one of the most exciting, challenging, and rewarding aspects of it: writing #OwnVoices. If you’re not familiar with the hashtag, #OwnVoices was created on Twitter to uplift… Continue reading Writing #OwnVoices, Horror, and Growing Up Asian-American


Asian Horror Films That Inspired My Thesis

I’m currently revising my thesis, which I previously wrote about here. It’s a children’s horror story about plastic surgery, ghosts, and Asian-American family dynamics, and it’s been a lot of fun to write–and research. The initial inspiration for this project was my desire to write an MG (middle grade) story inspired by Asian horror. I’m… Continue reading Asian Horror Films That Inspired My Thesis