At some point in February (or was it March?), before the craziness began and I was thrown into a den of psychotic little Voldemorts, I had a story in mind that I wanted to send out. It had gone through several revisions, at least three of which changed the entire story itself. I had gone [...]
This one's a complete 180 from what I've been posting up writing-wise, but I figured since I just closed my giveaway, I might as well put up an excerpt of one of the short stories that wound its way into an anthology! This excerpt is from a children's science fiction short, about a girl planning to [...]
Happy Pi Day! I hope there's a slice of pie out there for you, whether it's pizza or pie (or something similar), because today is especially special, since, you know, 3.1415 --> 3/14/15 (the American system of dating makes good use for this particular holiday!). As part of the Pi Day celebration, I also decided to [...]
To help spread the news, Vanessa is doing a series of interviews of the contributors to the 2015 Young Explorer’s Adventure Guide anthology. Here’s mine!
Our next author for the 2015 Young Explorer’s Adventure Guideauthor interview series, is Marilag Angway, the author of “Robot Sister Number Phi”.
Marilag, can you tell us a little bit about yourself and your writing?
What is your story in the Young Explorer’s Adventure Guide about?
Why do you think diversity in writing is important and how do you incorporate it in your writing?
What was your ‘ah ha’ moment when you realized you wanted to be a writer?
I remember sitting outside in a clearing at the end of the street in autumnal chill, angry at something or someone. In the middle of my sulking, I came up with prose that I immediately wanted to write down. I headed home and wrote until I finished. I decided there and then that writing was therapeutic enough to continue, and that I loved it when I got…
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No Top Ten Tuesday this week because my brain is fried and I'd rather talk about things like robots and anthologies and diversity instead. Hot topics, those, yep. A robot! A robot! My sister for a robot! I wouldn't really trade my sister for a robot. (Or would I?) In any case, I've been pretty [...]