Nanako Vera Mizushima

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I'm working on my first first novel based on family secrets and various short stories. But this newsletter is for sharing writing tips and experiences with fellow writers. I hope you'll find my posts useful in your own writing journey. Thanks for reading.


Yūrei (幽霊 ghosts) haunt me. During the pandemic, I wrote 300 pages based on my Japanese immigrant parents secrets. This summer, I'm revising the entire manuscript as fiction. I'm a 60+ divorced Nisei woman who moved to Seattle in 2018.