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)

Life, Reading, WIP, Writing

June Afternoon Tea with SJ

Good afternoon! I can scarcely believe that this time of the month had already rolled around: It’s afternoon tea with SJ!  For today, we will be situated in a sun-bathed attic. Everything is constructed of wood, and it’s the kind of warm wood that has patterns in them which resembles a Victorian storybook illustration. There… Continue reading June Afternoon Tea with SJ

WIP, Writing, Writing Habit

5 Things To Do When Your Story is Stuck

Hullo, world! It’s another brilliant Wednesday morning. We are finally done with gloomy rainy days and back in sunshine mode here on the west coast. Ever since (two days) I started waking up at the time I used to, God has blessed the day with the most dazzling weather. Mayhaps all I need to do… Continue reading 5 Things To Do When Your Story is Stuck

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The Original Outstanding Blogger Award + WIP

Hullo, world! Everything is grey nowadays, and I’m also feeling a little grey…(It has nothing to do with my estranged job hunt or career search.) There has been lots of hurt and anger recently from the heartwrenching news in our neighbouring country, America. At times like these, the most important thing to remember is love.… Continue reading The Original Outstanding Blogger Award + WIP

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May Afternoon Tea with SJ + Bujo!

Good afternoon! As you can see, I’ve slightly recovered from my battle with the influenza. (At least well enough to sit up on my bed.) Today, we’ll be doing something a little unconventional. Since I’m still feeling woozy from the past week of high fevers, we’ll be having tea out in the front porch, where… Continue reading May Afternoon Tea with SJ + Bujo!

authors, Book Review, WIP, Writing, Writing Craft, Writing Habit

15+1 Lessons to Learn from Stephen King’s On Writing

Hullo, world! As some of you may have noticed, now that I got college application mostly out of the way (will now be working hard to get there), I’ll be posting on Wednesdays as well. *Plays fanfare and shouts huzzah* I’ll be mostly doing book reviews and compiling book lists. Or not. We’ll see, we’ll… Continue reading 15+1 Lessons to Learn from Stephen King’s On Writing

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Welcome to the Doms! (WIP + Camp NaNoWriMo update)

Happy (Early) Mother’s Day! Honestly, there’s so much happening right now that I am so glad I have my mother with me. She’s the most amazing homeschool mom that I know of, and when I grow up, I want to be just like her. (I could write a whole another blog post on this topic.)… Continue reading Welcome to the Doms! (WIP + Camp NaNoWriMo update)

authors, Reading, WIP, Writing, Writing Craft, Writing Habit

April’s Afternoon Tea with SJ

Good afternoon to you! Thank you for joining me in the third installation of “Afternoon Tea with SJ”. It is always a pleasure for me to have you for my tea.  Today, we’ll be having a spring-themed tea!  To start with, imagine that we are sitting in a brightly lit sunroom directly adjacent to the… Continue reading April’s Afternoon Tea with SJ

WIP, Writing

The Quarantined Characters Tag

Hullo, world! It’s another bright spring day, and I have found just the thing for you people shut up inside the house.  Announcing: The Quarantined Characters Tag! This tag was first developed by Kelly, and I found the tag via Merie Shen’s blog. A big shoutout to the two of them! Basically, in this tag,… Continue reading The Quarantined Characters Tag

WIP, Writing

Woodstone Abbey

The Go-To Stats: Status: Outlining, Brainstorming Word Count: 79K/ Aiming for 100K+ Genre: Science Fantasy Audience: Young Adult Woodstone Abbey Pinterest Board Story, &c. Woodstone Abbey is a prestigious institution of the Arts--or magic, as our world calls it. It is located in the World Next Doors, and one can enter it only by divine intervention...S.… Continue reading Woodstone Abbey