|Jun 1, 2011||
A New Generation of Fiction: The Asian American Teen vs. The Modern American Teen
Even though I was born and raised in the United States, I never thought about the label “East Indian American.” Yes, it's my ethnic origin and who I am, but it wasn't a huge...
|Jun 6, 2011||
It was a "Beautiful Day" in Seattle, WA. The U2 Concert was held at the open-air Qwest Field stadium with views of the downtown skyline. I was seated in Section 335, Row L, Seat 15....
|Jun 10, 2011||
Where do I write? How often do I write?
"Art does not come from ideas. Art does not come from the mind. Art comes from the place where you dream. Art comes from your unconscious; it comes from the white-hot center of you....
|Jun 15, 2011||
Racial Stereotypes in Films
Stereotypes are one-dimensional...
|Jun 20, 2011||
"Satyam Shivam Sundaram" ("Truth is Eternal and Beautiful")
A song written in Hindi, India's official language, spoken mainly in the northern parts. Hindi is not the language I grew up speaking or understanding in my household, but Malayalam and...
|Jun 24, 2011||
A Writer's Critique Group: Why is it important?
Many writers including published authors rely on other writers for feedback to ensure that a manuscript is worth moving ahead with. A good critique group is invaluable...
|Jun 29, 2011||
The Power of Voice, The Power of Words
What does it mean to have voice? It refers to having strong opinions, values, and beliefs. When someone speaks passionately about a topic, the audience listens carefully and takes a mental note...