I’m entering Pitch Wars this year, so here’s my introduction! Thanks to Lana Pattinson for hosting #PimpMyBio–you can learn about the other hopefuls here! ABOUT ME: My name is Aimee! I’m a 21-year-old from SoCal who just graduated from college (as in, literally just two weeks ago). I write high-concept, genre-bending kidlit fiction that tries… Continue reading #PimpMyBio: Pitch Wars 2017!
I’m very excited to announce that I’ll be contributing a story to WAYWARD SISTERS, a comic anthology about female monsters! You can find more information (including a list of all the awesome contributors) here! Here’s the description: A comic anthology of monstrous women featuring women and non-binary creators. Stories about monsters tend to focus on men.… Continue reading Announcing: Wayward Sisters Anthology!
The day after New Year’s, I went to see La La Land with a friend at the mall. After lunch, we stopped by Daiso and I stumbled upon some daruma dolls! I first heard about these Japanese wishing dolls from an interview of blog post by a writer who mentioned getting one for every new novel. I… Continue reading A Daruma Doll for Dreamers
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
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
Since I’m done with midterms and haven’t had a non-life update blog post in a while, I’m going to be sharing a bit more information about my thesis. I’ve previously posted about it here, and now I have finished the draft! WORKING TITLE: Fearful Symmetry (I’m thinking about changing this though, as apparently quite a lot of… Continue reading 5 Fun Facts About My MG Horror Thesis!
Like a lot of writers, I make an inspiration playlist for each of my major projects. I’m really happy with the one I’ve made for my horror thesis. There’s classical, goth, and Park Chan-Wook, which fits the tone of my story perfectly. Since I want to use this blog to share more of my actual writing/projects, I’ve decided… Continue reading WIP Playlist: Horror Thesis