The Truth About Being A Youth™️ in Publishing, Part 2

Almost three years ago, I put up this post in response to a general sentiment in the air in the publishing industry, one which views young writers to be a) incompetent due to their age, and b) arriving in publishing in droves despite the minuscule numbers of Gen Z who are actually here in comparison […]

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A romajuliette Christmas Special

Happy holidays! Here is my gift to you: Roma and Juliette being 15 and happy, which was truly a fleeting time. Because this takes place four years before the events of These Violent Delights, there are no spoilers, but if you haven’t read the book yet, go forth and read the book first, this will […]

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Techno-orientalism in Science Fiction

When I tweeted this a few weeks ago, I didn’t expect that so many of you would actually be interested in the rest of the claim I was making. But given the interest in reading more of what I had to say, your wish is my command! While I don’t think I can go posting […]

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How I Got My Agent + Book Deal

I’ve been putting off my “How I Got My Agent” post for– *checks calendar* –oh, only about a year now, so I thought it was finally time that I wrote this and lumped my entire publishing journey into one post for the internet to see. When I was querying, I devoured stories like these from […]

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The Truth About Being a Youth™️ in Publishing

Either accidentally or as a result of social human nature, I have a lot of close friends in this bookish industry who are my age or close to it. And if there’s one standout topic that is constantly appearing within my own circles but rarely brought up publicly, it’s this: the condescension levelled at younger authors, […]

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