Nostalgia Reigns the Longer This Pandemic Lasts, Or Why I’ve Been Missing Malaysia Recently

We’re now sitting at over 14 months since the pandemic shut down everything in the San Francisco Bay Area in March 2020. I feel like I’ve gone through a whole gamut of emotions and experiences since it started. There’s been a lot of feeling of disconnect from the life I had prior to the pandemic. … More Nostalgia Reigns the Longer This Pandemic Lasts, Or Why I’ve Been Missing Malaysia Recently

The Job Hunt Process and Lessons in Networking

After over a year of unemployment, and the recent completion of my Data Analytics boot camp, I’ve submitted an increasing number of job applications. I’m also dealing with waiting on EDD to get through their backlog of processing new claims, which is likely especially bad now because all of us who lost their jobs due … More The Job Hunt Process and Lessons in Networking

I don’t Watch Much Network TV, but When I Do, it’s NBC: Kenan, Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist, The Blacklist, Oh My!

It’s funny, it wasn’t until I was figuring out the title of this blog post after watching the pilot of Kenan that I realised this truth: The only network TV I’m watching on a week to week basis right now is from NBC. That wouldn’t be true if Supernatural hadn’t recently ended its 15-year run, … More I don’t Watch Much Network TV, but When I Do, it’s NBC: Kenan, Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist, The Blacklist, Oh My!

The Long Process to Completing My Next Anthology, Marked by Scorn

It’s been a long time since I’ve posted any kind of update about my probably now long-anticipated second anthology, Marked by Scorn: An Anthology Featuring Non-Traditional Relationships. When I put out the submission call, I had recently moved to the San Francisco Bay Area, and was looking for a creative project I would be able … More The Long Process to Completing My Next Anthology, Marked by Scorn

Highlights from my first 8 months in the San Francisco Bay Area: June 2014-Feb 2015

Given I’ve not updated this blog the entire time since I’ve lived in Oakland, California, and my last post was about the comedy scene in Malaysia, I thought I’d write up a broad entry to discuss what I’m up to here, and some of the highlights of my experiences. Moving Stress Before I go into … More Highlights from my first 8 months in the San Francisco Bay Area: June 2014-Feb 2015

Launching Amok (Asia-Pacific Speculative Fiction), and Crowdfunding for Solarwyrm

If you’re not already aware, the main project I’ve been working on for the last few months is Amok: An Anthology of Asia-Pacific Speculative Fiction. Submissions closed November 30th last year, and I finished reading through them all by the beginning of this year. I’m now at the stage of having the proof copy in … More Launching Amok (Asia-Pacific Speculative Fiction), and Crowdfunding for Solarwyrm