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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ECHOLALIA

(Note: This is a series of short stories I’m uploading onto my site. You can find the other short stories on this page.) (Additional Note: bahaha this is the short story that I hate most because it’s the one I wrote at my youngest BUT funnily enough this is the one that is actually published […]

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BOTTLE BRUSH FLOWER

(Note: This is a series of short stories I’m uploading onto my site. You can find the other short stories on this page.)   BOTTLE BRUSH FLOWER The plane screeched to a stop. “Thank you for choosing to fly with Qantas today. We wish you safe travels in Auckland and hope to see you again.” […]

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CRYSTALLINE

(Note: This is a series of short stories I’m uploading onto my site. You can find the other short stories on this page.)   CRYSTALLINE Janie Young went missing on the seventh of November, under a waning moon. In the first week, the news bulletins called it convenient. Gossip magazines ran columns that picked apart every […]

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3AM

(Note: This is a series of short stories I’m uploading onto my site. You can find the other short stories on this page.)   3AM Some nights I dream of shampoo still left in my hair, clogging up my pores with its slick, viscous goop.  I dream of sitting up in a tangle of blankets […]

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GIANTS

(Note: This is a series of short stories I’m uploading onto my site. You can find the other short stories on this page.)   GIANTS Long before the foundations of humanity’s first city settled into the damp, brown earth, there was a war that tore apart the world. Brother against sister, lover against lover, student […]

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