What it’s like to be the daughter of an immigrant in America

A photo of my brother and me with my mom, before we experienced xenophobia

As I wrap up writing Book 3, the prequel to VTZH, which focuses exclusively on Cokie, I’m doing a series of blog posts that give my fans close insight into the story. I hope these blog posts intrigue you and get you curious to read the book when it’s ready. The first draft is about ⅔ done…YAY!

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Themes my from 3rd book: On otherness

Alice In Wonderland, “Caucus” by Gertrude Kay. Sourced from Wikimedia Commons.  PD-US – published in the U.S. before 1923 and public domain in the U.S.

In this blog post, I’ll be talking about what it means to have a feeling of “Otherness,” where it can come from, and the good and the bad things that come out of it. Cokie, the main character of my third book (currently in progress) experiences Otherness, and it’s a major cause of tension in her life. She hasn’t learned how to embrace it yet, and I want to give my readers some insight into how she feels.

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