Category Archives: Writing Blog

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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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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