Today I am Asian: small eyes, dark hairIn an hour, I am white: strong hooked nose, pale skinWhen I speak a foreign language you don't know, you gape.But when I wear green on St. Pat's Day, you chuckle,"Irish? You're not Irish."You say I must speak Spanish--I look Spanish.Whatever that means.Or, no, I really don't know … Continue reading The Ballad of a Halfie
As you guys know, I recently hit my 40 book goal in the 2014 Goodreads reading challenge, which I assigned myself.It's really the first time I've kept track of what I read over the course of a year and it has been an interesting exercise. A college friend had posted about her 52-book reading challenge … Continue reading 2014 Reading Challenge: A Breakdown
Early this year, I joined Goodreads and decided to challenge myself to read more. I initially gave myself a 30-book challenge, then upped it to 40.I closed book 40 a few minutes ago! Woohoo! I'll do a more comprehensive roundup of what I read in my challenge this year, but for now, books 31 to … Continue reading 2014 Reading Challenge: 40 Books Read!
I had my first Guinness tonight and it was good. Clearly half Irish. pic.twitter.com/QW6xWn1Dub— Michelle A (@SunflowerRei) October 17, 2014It's mid-October, which means November will be here soon and November, for many writers, means NaNoWriMo time.This would be my fourth NaNo. My first was in 2010 with the Tudor-set Iggy, the second was with the … Continue reading NaNoWriMo Is Upon Us
A while back, Krystal was talking about a writer's conference she attended. There was talk of poetry there. And then just a few days ago, Michelle Tran posted a poem on her blog.I was sitting, listening to music and reading through an awesome source on Project Gutenberg for my story (seriously, seriously awesome source) while … Continue reading Random Poetry