Category Archives: Writing Blog

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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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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What happened to the blog posts?!?

Hi guys– You may have noticed that I’ve been a little behind on blog posts lately! I’ve just been super busy with writing projects, with maintaining the boskidlit calendar, and as you know, I’m now a We Need Diverse Books … Continue reading

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Get to Know Asian American Children’s Authors: Aisha Saeed, Author of Written in the Stars

This week on my blog, I have Aisha Saeed, author of the debut YA novel Written in the Stars, a contemporary YA novel about Naila, a Pakistani-American girl whose conservative immigrant parents push her towards marriage and away from the perfect boy she’s fallen … Continue reading

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Get to Know Asian American Children’s Authors: Salina Yoon, author and illustrator of Penguin’s Big Adventure

Next up in my Asian American Children’s Author Blog Series, is the talented author/illustrator Salina Yoon. Salina Yoon has created numerous picture books and novelty board books, and even has some beginner readers in the works. Her delightful and vibrant … Continue reading

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Calling all diverse kidlit professionals in the Greater Boston Area

The reason I’ve been super busy this last month is that in addition to writing and mommying two small children, I’ve been working with the New England branch of the SCBWI to put together a networking event at the Boston Public … Continue reading

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You’re invited to the Material Girls release party!

Elaine Dimopoulos is having a launch party at the Boston Public Library for her brand new book Material Girls. Here are the details from her website: Material Girls Release Party! Tuesday, May 5, 7 p.m. Abbey Room, Boston Public Library I’ll be there … Continue reading

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The Crossing (Daughters of the Sea Book 4): Q&A with Author Kathryn Lasky, Book Excerpt, and Giveaway

This week on the blog, I’m very lucky to have the award winning author Kathryn Lasky. Her latest book, The Crossing, is the final book in her Daughters of the Sea series, and it comes out on April 28th. This … Continue reading

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