Birthed from the clouds of dust, cats, Pokémon, and Survivor, this poetry collection tells stories of life, love, and loss. This book also contains elements from my other works and my upcoming second novel, the title of which is revealed in the book. You can get your copy on AmazonRead More
It’s been a little over a year since personal events kickstarted this project. I’m happy to reveal the official table of contents for The Lion Eating the Sun. This nebula has love, loss, cats, Pokémon, Survivor, and death. Lion will see you on the last week of May 2019.Read More
If you’re a writer — of books, essays, scripts, blog posts, whatever — you’re familiar with the phenomenon: the blank screen, a looming deadline, and a sinking feeling in your gut that pairs poorly with the jug of coffee you drank earlier.
If you know that rumble all too well: this post is for you. Maybe it’ll help you get out of a rut; at the very least, it’s good for a few minutes of procrastination.Read More
Happy 1st birthday to my son, I Killed My Friends and It Thrilled Me. I labored you for 3 years (and it thrilled me) and love you with my flesh, blood, sweat, tears, heart, spirit, and soul. I am proud of you and will be for eternity.
As a special celebration for this milestone, here are 10 trivia about the book.Read More
There was a time when I didn't like watching movies because of one of these two reasons (1) my budget couldn't afford it (2) my stubborn "creation mindset" refused most acts of consumption. Ironically, during writing my debut novel I Killed My Friends and It Thrilled Me, watching movies got ingrained into my lifestyle. It happened because I could finally afford watching a movie or two every week by then. Also, I needed to pass some time as well whenever I went to see a film. By the time I acknowledged that watching movies had become a staple of my life, I realised the cinematic act of consumption didn't get in the way of my creation. I'm pretty sure the variety of movies I watched on the big screen (alone, because watching a film by yourself rocks too) helped shaped each and every work I made from that point onwards.Read More
I'm happy to announce that my first fiction book Walden and Hyde (and Other Short Stories) is now available on Amazon. This Special Edition of the book contains early drafts of all the short stories and extra author notes, giving insight on the conception and evolution of this collection. I also invite you readers to have your own interpretation and analysis of the themes and messages of the work.Read More
My name is Xeno Hemlock and I have a confession to make. I killed Gina Watson, twice, and I loved her. But who the hell is Gina Watson?
Well, she was just the most important woman in my life for the past three years.
WARNING: Skinny Love and the Bagel and I Killed My Friends and It Thrilled Me spoilers ahead.Read More
Ten years ago, I decided I wanted to be an author. But I did nothing to pursue it.
Three years ago, I received life's wake up call that I better start chasing my dream. If I chose not to, I'd die an empty shell.
Today, I finally made it happen! There's a deeper story behind this journey but I'll just make this short and sweet.
MY DEBUT NOVEL "I KILLED MY FRIENDS and IT THRILLED ME" is FINALLY HERE.
Dreams really do come true.
You can purchase the e-book on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B06XFF1J85Read More