Bookstore Tour – Hoehyeon Underground Market Bookstore

While on my travels in Korea, I wanted to spend some time checking out the local bookstores. Sadly, I didn't check out any (blame it on the jetlag and laziness), but while walking through the city's underground shopping centers, I came across a little bookstore crammed floor to ceiling with books. I could barely fit…

Traveling to South Korea – Life Update

I'm really loving my life updates, so I hope you've been loving them too. As you may know, I recently returned from my first trip to Seoul, South Korea. I'm Korean American and I've always wanted to travel to Korea to see where my family originally came from. It's kind of funny that this was…

Bookstore Tour – Books Are Magic

Books Are Magic is a midsize bookstore in the heart of Cobble Hill. Owned by Emma Straub and her husband, their dedication to bring an independent bookstore to their part of Brooklyn was such a success. The walls smell like fresh paint and the bookshelves have that distinct musk that only books have when coupled…

NaNoWriMO 2016 Update – Decisions, decisions

Challenges are always tough for me. It has something to do with my need to reach the end. Even in school while a deadline loomed over me, I struggled and stressed out by the fact that this paper needed to be X number of words or Y number of pages. Why couldn't I say what…