Author Archives: amitha

Social distancing week one thousand and forty two

Well, it looks like I ran out of steam for weekly blogging about the pandemic! In the beginning I think I was in denial about the scope of this and at this point blogging weekly until the pandemic is “over” … Continue reading

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Social Distancing Week 4

Four weeks (more like 4 and a half, but close enough). Last week whizzed by. The kids had their first videochats with their teachers and they had a lot of assigned school work, designed to keep them occupied for 3 … Continue reading

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Social Distancing Week 3

I realized after hitting send on my blog post last week that I had forgotten so many small things that had happened that I wanted to remember. So last Wednesday, I made a bit of a list of things I … Continue reading

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Social Distancing Week Two

Since Fridays are clean-the-house days, I’m generally too tired to post, so I’m switching to Monday. It has been tough writing. Some days I open the screen and think, “What is the point of this?” But other days, I realize … Continue reading

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Social distancing week one

Another journal-type blog post! It has been one whole week since school closed and homeschooling is going okay. We have a bit of a routine now, which I think is helpful for everyone. The kids mostly seem to be doing … Continue reading

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Social distancing day one

Though I thought I had mostly transitioned away from my blog, with this pandemic, social media has been a bit overwhelming. It seems most useful to me to check in quickly with my friends and then log off. However, I … Continue reading

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Website update coming!

I’m going to be updating my website in the upcoming weeks! If any of you are part of the handful of people subscribed to the RSS feed, I’ll probably be deleting and reconfiguring that soon, so you’ll need to come … Continue reading

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NESCBWI Meet and Greet

Hi everyone! I’m organizing another networking/diversity event for the kidlit folks in the Boston area. This time I’m doing a Meet and Greet for IBPOC writers and illustrators on behalf of the NESCBWI Equity and Inclusion committee. You do not … Continue reading

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2019 trip to india

Whoops, it’s been a while since I last posted! I’ve been slowly sharing photos from our family trip to India on my instagram account. We were there for two weeks in the middle of August, and we visited Delhi, Jaipur, … Continue reading

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Updates

HI! It’s been a while since I’ve posted. I’ve been busy with revisions on my latest middle grade manuscript. I just sent another round of revisions out to my agent, and am waiting for her notes. I’m hoping to be … Continue reading

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