Hello, it’s Me(linda)

Well that didn't take as long as I thought it would! Rebranding: complete. 🎉😊 Some of you may have noticed I changed my name on Twitter yesterday (but not my handle, it's punny and still accurate and I'm keeping it). Adieu and farewell to my pen name, Alison Juste, I shan't forget you. 👋 I… Continue reading Hello, it’s Me(linda)

Contests & Blog Updates

Happy (very belated) Chinese New Year! 🎉🎊🎆🐕 Dogs are finally getting the recognition they deserve (again). But what about dogs under the couch/car/table? Underdogs too shall be recognized. 🐶👑 Ha. Ha ha? 🐾 (I need some fluff cuddling...) Real life has been... interesting of late, to put it mildly, and one of the several reasons for my lack… Continue reading Contests & Blog Updates

Cinematic Short Story Contest Update!

Squeeeeeee! 🤩 Ahem, forgive me. The email took me by surprise this morning (pros of living in a different timezone?), but very excited to announce I'm a semifinalist for Screencraft's Cinematic Short Story Contest!! 😍 I'm part of the top 12%?? Wow. 😲 WOW! 😳😁 Now I have another month (ish) to wait for the winners announcement, but I… Continue reading Cinematic Short Story Contest Update!

Cinematic Short Story Contest Update!

I have Very Exciting News! I mentioned in my first post of the year that I'd entered a Cinematic Short Story Contest, and I'm thrilled to announce I made it through the first round!! 😄 It's so enthralling, and yet surreal, to see my name as a Quarter-Finalist! One of about 400 to be selected from… Continue reading Cinematic Short Story Contest Update!

Rediscovering Creativity #WIP

Perhaps that title is too grand for what I'm feeling, but then again... maybe not. These days, the more I want to write my story, the more I find myself having to create something else. By all means, it's related and prompted by my story (like the cipher), but today's attempt at designing a bracelet… Continue reading Rediscovering Creativity #WIP

Obstacle #1: Words, Feedback & Languages

I might or might not be starting a "series" based on varying obstacles we face while writing. I don't want to make a promise in case I break it, but I'll try to update at least a few of these. If you're a writer, and most us have to be at some point, you know… Continue reading Obstacle #1: Words, Feedback & Languages