Being in South Korea right in the midst of the Coronavirus outbreak, I'm mostly staying inside and only going out to get groceries, coffee, and the occasional doctor appointment for the baby. I've lost count of how many weeks we have been staying inside and I'm starting to get a bit stir-crazy. Don't get me … Continue reading Stir-crazy

The Fluff Genre

As I am on maternity leave now from work, I have a whole lot of time on my hands to plan for the baby and the birth as well as take very long naps because I AM EXHAUSTED ALL THE TIME. When I am not doing these things, I honestly wish I could work on … Continue reading The Fluff Genre

Pregnancy Books

Because I am a researcher by nature and book lover at heart, I have been eating up pregnancy books like no one's business. Also, because South Korean doctors seem to have this mentality of "we will tell you what to do the day of delivery," and I'm not about that life. Knowledge is power and … Continue reading Pregnancy Books

Been a while

It's definitely been a while since my last blog post, but don't worry...I'm not dead! Far from it actually. I've had a lot of things going on in the past few months. None the least of which is finding out I'm pregnant! That's right! So, now that I'm in my second trimester and feel pretty … Continue reading Been a while

Strangely Motivational

Have you ever read a book that was so terrible, that you thought to yourself "How did this book get published? It even has two more books in the series! I could write WAY better than this garbage..." I've read a couple of books that made me feel that way in the past and just … Continue reading Strangely Motivational

A Writer’s Problem

Let me preface this post by saying: I love to read. You probably couldn't tell, could you? What with all of the book reviews so far... Unfortunately, the problem that I face as a writer stems from reading books. The problem being: I stumble upon a published book that has incredibly similar features (plot points, … Continue reading A Writer’s Problem

1st Fire Friday Writing

TGIF everybody! It's time to celebrate the end of the week and what better way then to have a drink or two and get some writing done! In South Korea, they call their TGIF celebration "Fire Friday" or "Burning Friday" in Korean the word is 불금 (bul-geum). 불 (bul) means fire and 금 (geum) is the abbreviation … Continue reading 1st Fire Friday Writing

Library App

There are many things I miss from back home in the States. One thing I truly miss is going to the library...