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About codenameminali

I feel like I don't fit into this world, so I'm trying to create my own.

Interview with Shenwei

I was interviewed by Shenwei as part of their series on Taiwanese-American writers! You can see it here. Thanks so much for the interview! It was a lot of fun.

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Year-End Award Eligibility Post

Gah, it has been a while. Um. So. Relationship imploded this year, but I did get a new place, and was very lucky to do so, considering even my new neighbors knew about how gorgeous it was. Housing market is such that … Continue reading

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2015 Roundup

2014 was the year I started writing and submitting. I like to think that 2015 was where I really made things happen, though. My goal was 30 submissions, and while I didn’t reach that, I did submit 22 times over … Continue reading

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Story Sale to Kaleidotrope

I had a bit of a harrowing weekend, what with attending a family event, which included being on the road for at least six hours on Saturday and Monday. The family event itself was fine! But there was a lot … Continue reading

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Alphabet of Embers ToC

So the official ToC for Alphabet of Embers has been released, including yours truly, along with other awesome folks like Zen Cho, M Sereno, and Emily Jiang (you should read their work, it’s terrific). Otherwise, not much going on here … Continue reading

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On Bravery

I feel like I don’t have enough for a Year in Review here when it comes to blog posts, but on the other hand, a lot did happen in 2014 when it came to writing. I started thinking seriously about … Continue reading

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First Sale: The Story That Almost Never Happened (or, The Bastard That is Self-Rejection)

So a week or two ago, I got the news that my story “Dreaming Keys” had been accepted for the anthology An Alphabet of Embers, due to be released next year. To say I am thrilled would be a huge, … Continue reading

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