Hello! My name is Frankie and I am a writer and teacher based in Southern California. You can find out more about my work by clicking the links above or by checking out the latest posts in my blog below. Thanks for stopping by!
R.I.P. Stan Lee
Some thoughts on gratitude from people who are much smarter than I am.
Extremely spooky ideas for tonight. Happy Halloween!
Songs I’ve been listening to recently featuring Melissa Polinar, Justin Timberlake, Wild Cub, and other fine musical artists.
I first read To Kill a Mockingbird in the ninth grade in Mrs. Mandarino’s G.A.T.E. English class. We acted out different scenes, talked about how awesome Atticus Finch is, and watched the movie (I’m pretty sure). Now, it’s America’s favorite book.
There aren’t very many books where I highlight so many things. Usually it takes me out of the story, but as I read Mary H.K. Choi’s novel Emergency Contact, I felt like there were so many witty and great lines. Here are a few worth mentioning.
I saw this thread on Twitter asking about the best writing advice you’ve received and I thought I’d share some of my favorite responses and my own writing advice.
I’ve been reading a lot and haven’t really talked about books in a while so here are some books I’ve read in the past few weeks :)
Um, so I’ve been watching Terrace House: Aloha State for two weeks now and I’m hooked.