"The Family Ghost" | Drunk Monkeys

“The Family Ghost” was actually inspired by a twitter thread. I know, very 2020. Read “The Family Ghost” here! The Twitter thread was about creepy things children have said to their parents. One person said that their kid talked about watching them before they were born. Weird and compelling and great inspiration for a story. […]

"Disappeared" | 101 Fiction

“Disappeared” is the very, very first fiction acceptance I’ve ever received, and the second ever publication. In my life. That’s HUGE! Read “Disappeared” here! I stumbled upon 101 Fiction through Twitter: their tweet about June’s theme brought me to the website, and I was instantly hooked. Surrealism? Flash? Very strict word requirements? I loved the […]

"Caretaker" | Marías at Sampaguitas

Big thing announcement! I have a fiction piece published! I am so honored to have “Caretaker” published online by Marías at Sampaguitas. It’s a short story about an immigrant girl who has to juggle her familial duty and her dreams of independence. It’s based on my own experience as a daughter of immigrant parents, as […]

It’s OK to be inspired by other people’s writing

The weird thing about writing is that there are so many different ways to use it. Writing an essay is different than writing a resume, which is different than writing a script, which is different than writing a letter – and so on, and so forth. And what’s even more confusing is that while all […]