I just had my first check-in for my short horror story for Malaise! I’m still not sure how much I should share just yet, so I’m erring on the side of caution. But in the meantime, enjoy a few teaser pics and an inspiration playlist! Sonically, this is pretty much all over the place, with cheery pop… Continue reading WIP Playlist: Malaise Story
Last month, writers on Twitter were sharing their progress for the year. I’d been feeling a creative slump for the past few months, so I was initially feeling disheartened. But when I reviewed my handy-dandy One-Line-a-Day journal, I realized I actually had done a lot this past year. Here’s a look back at my writing… Continue reading My Writing Plan for 2018
I’m very excited to announce my next writing project! My pitch has been accepted into MALAISE, a horror anthology centering marginalized voices! You can see the official announcement here, and for more background information, here’s the official copy: When nightmare becomes real, when the thing in the wood awakes, when the swamp gets its first… Continue reading Announcing: MALAISE Anthology!
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