afternoon tea, authors, Life, Reading, WIP, Writing

October Afternoon Tea with SJ + Updates

Good afternoon...or to be more exact, good evening! I know, I was hoping I’d finish this post much earlier, but I worked my last night shoot yesterday which ended in the morning, so my bodily functions have reversed yet again. (Not to mention that I binge-watched yet another Japanese drama--and cried buckets.) So, today, we’ll… Continue reading October Afternoon Tea with SJ + Updates

authors, Life, WIP, Writing

My Not Wri-Mo Thing + 5 Last-minute Preptober Checklist

Hullo, world! I’m back again from the collab. If you missed it, check out Brooke’s post here and mine on her blog, Words In Her Soul. Brooke is an amazing person and I had so much fun doing this! This past few weeks have been kind of tough for me as I started a new… Continue reading My Not Wri-Mo Thing + 5 Last-minute Preptober Checklist

authors, Music, WIP, Writing

How I Make Character Playlists (Collab w/Brooke)

Hello, everyone! Hello, everyone! My name is Brooke from :: words in her soul :: I blog about writing, indie publishing, books, and mental health! Huge thank you to SJ for having me on her blog today! Today I’m talking about character playlists. Now, we all have our writing playlists that we love to make… Continue reading How I Make Character Playlists (Collab w/Brooke)

authors, Movie, Reading

The Narnia Tag

Happy Thanksgiving! To those of you in America confused, Thanksgiving in Canada is a month early, since if we harvested crops in November, there’d be nothing left to harvest but snow and ice. Also, we eat chicken stuffed with rice, quinoa, and veggies. (That’s just my family’s thing. As we’re Japanese, we’re not really a… Continue reading The Narnia Tag

Author health, authors, Life

Author Health: 5 Self Care I Like to Do

Hullo, world! It’s October, meaning all the leaves light up like illuminations, then promptly fall within a week. Alas, such is autumn in Canada.  Today, I’m back for my monthly installation of Author Health. So far we’ve looked at the importance of family and authors, and discussed a little about my rather chaotic life as… Continue reading Author Health: 5 Self Care I Like to Do

authors, Life, WIP, Writing, Writing Craft, Writing Habit

5 Ways to Write (Without Actually Writing)

Hullo, world! I must convey to you how happy I am to be writing this post. In the month I took a rest from blogging, I realised just how much I missed it. I’ve actually been blogging for almost five years counting my Japanese and science blogs, and blogging is one thing that sparks joy… Continue reading 5 Ways to Write (Without Actually Writing)

Author health, Life

Author Health: Life…(I’m back from hitouts + Major Announcements)

Well, I’m back. I do so apologise that I dropped off the blog-sphere with but a few lines of an ominous message saying I’ll be “on a hitout”.  As I explained in that post, the end of July had been where everything seemed to have caught up with me.  So in today’s post, I’ll be… Continue reading Author Health: Life…(I’m back from hitouts + Major Announcements)

authors, Book Review, Reading

My Thoughts on The June Boys

Hullo, world! Only three more days until my blogiversary...I am counting down the days.  We had a few days of sunshine, and now it’s back to the thick grey clouds and dripping rain. Oh, well. I suppose rainy days are nice in their own ways.  Today, I will be sharing My Thoughts on The June… Continue reading My Thoughts on The June Boys

authors, Reading

5 Favourite Contemporary YA Reads

Hullo, world! It’s Wednesday again. (For some strange reason, I kept thinking it was still Tuesday.) Sadly, we’ve lost all the sunshine and it’s back to being Rain-couver. Very sad.  Today, I will share with you my 5 Favourite Contemporary YA Reads (+1!) I actually don’t really read contemporary books so much, so I had… Continue reading 5 Favourite Contemporary YA Reads