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Remembering the LA Riots

When the LA riots broke out on April 29, 1992, I was in Boston finishing my second year of law school. I remember seeing the images on TV of looting, fires, and rioters and feeling terrified. I grew up not too far away and my parents ran an accounting and [...]

2018-10-09T07:52:59+00:00By |Uncategorized|2 Comments

My Lost Names

Rosa Haewon Kim Kwon Easton? What kind of a name is that? It’s my full name, parts of which have been lost over time through immigration and marriage. Here is a story I wrote called “My Lost Names,” which was recently published in an anthology called Autobiography Matters:  What’s in [...]

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True-Life Fiction Writing

Happy New Year! For me, the start of a new year always brings forth a feeling of possibility. I am grateful to have the time to write a little each day. I made it my New Year’s Resolution to sit down and touch the keys of my laptop and write [...]

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The Descendents

In the movie The Descendents starring George Clooney, the offspring of an Hawaiian family fight over whether to sell their family’s ancestral land to developers or to keep it in the family. The story was really about Clooney coming to terms with an affair his wife had been having before [...]

Passion For Writing

I am part of a writing group and we are writing this week about passion.  My writing group is an eclectic group of women (and an occasional brave man) who come together to write about universal life themes and share them with each other.  The themes include the [...]