Overthinking the Schwarzschild Defence

Fact-checking the 2023 short story The Schwarzschild Defence because I am a killjoy.

April 7, 2024 | Fannish

The Dragon's Son Defeats the God of Plague

Before Koreans knew smallpox as a virus, we knew her as a god.

November 18, 2023 | History

Delightful Spring Night Rain

It trails the wind, comes stealing in at night / Bedews all things with thin and soundless threads.

January 25, 2023 | Translation

We Part as Friends

When on this ground we once do say farewell, / Alone, far-flung, we’ll tread a thousand miles.

January 18, 2023 | Translation

Crystal stream from verdant mount

Translation of a famous sijo from Chosun-era poet Hwang Jinyi

January 7, 2023 | Translation

Writing year in review: My 2022 writing habit on Emacs

What is most meaningful to me about my writing habit is that the dream of writing this story is no longer a dream, but my waking reality.

January 3, 2023 | Writing

Object storage on Mastodon with a Backblaze B2 bucket

Here’s how I set up a Backblaze B2 bucket with a local proxy for Mastodon object storage.

December 10, 2022 | Technology

How NaNoWriMo Broke me, and What I Learned from the Experience

I crashed and burned on overachieving NaNoWriMo, but learned some valuable lessons from the experience.

October 29, 2022 | Writing

The Ballad of Mulan

The long, grim cloak of war do I cast off / The skirt of girlhood I put on with love.

October 22, 2022 | Translation

The Heroine of the Game Carto Is Nonspeaking (and It's Totally Cool)

The heroine of the indie game Carto is a nonspeaking girl, and it’s neither tragic nor remarkable.

May 21, 2022 | Fannish