Life, WIP

5 Favourite Tea Companies + WIP Update

Hullo, world! Last week I wrote a post that was kind of heavy and actually took many tries for me to write...And Iโ€™m glad I did.ย  But for this week, I think Iโ€™ll settle for something light and fluffy. ๐Ÿ˜‰ The cherry blossoms are starting to bloom, but thatโ€™s just the timing for it to… Continue reading 5 Favourite Tea Companies + WIP Update

Author health, Life, WIP, Writing

AH: 5 Truths to Remind Yourself On Painful Writing Days

Hullo, world! The weather is starting to warm up, the cherry blossoms are starting to open up, and rain days are diminishing by the week...itโ€™s starting to look like spring! Without aย  doubt, spring is my favourite season of the year. In Japan, itโ€™s also the start of a new school year--so I guess that… Continue reading AH: 5 Truths to Remind Yourself On Painful Writing Days

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February Afternoon Tea w/ SJ + The Liebster Award

Good afternoon! Itโ€™s that time of the month again, except February is a special one...itโ€™s been officially one year since I began the Afternoon Tea series! *inserts fanfare and cheers andย  confettis*ย  Reading back from February a year ago, I canโ€™t believe how so many things changed. Also, I really want to go back in… Continue reading February Afternoon Tea w/ SJ + The Liebster Award

Author health, WIP, Writing Habit

AH: 3 Habits to Write What You Love

Hullo, world! Itโ€™s my lucky day! (I know, when Iโ€™m happy, I go off into weird Jack Sparrow tandems.) Raincouver has taken a break, and the last three days have been sunny despite winter still raging, and I feel a hint of spring in the airโ€ฆ โ€œAnd when he shakes his mane, we shall have… Continue reading AH: 3 Habits to Write What You Love

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January Afternoon Tea + Meet my MC

Good afternoon! Itโ€™s that time of the month already where I sweep off a shelf of tea boxes and hunt my imaginary pantry for confectioneries and sit down with you...Itโ€™s January Afternoon Tea with SJ! *inserts cheers and hurrahs* I think 2021 is starting off pretty well, but first off, letโ€™s set the scene for… Continue reading January Afternoon Tea + Meet my MC

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December Afternoon Tea with SJ: 2020 Reflection

Good afternoon to you! We are back for our monthly Afternoon tea series, of which I am extremely excited about. Itโ€™s hard to believe that I only started this series in February this year. Since then, so many things have changed itโ€™s frankly hard to say what changed how.ย  Today, weโ€™ll have a classic tea… Continue reading December Afternoon Tea with SJ: 2020 Reflection

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10 Quirks of Being Japanese + My Brainstorming Process

Hullo, world! I canโ€™t believe in just two weeks, itโ€™ll be Christmas! (I havenโ€™t even considered Christmas shopping, since I almost never do it.) Iโ€™ve been working on and off which has been okay and also finished applying to most of the universities, which is relieving. Now I only need to keep up my 3.8-9… Continue reading 10 Quirks of Being Japanese + My Brainstorming Process

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5 Steps to Recharge After A Major WIP

Hullo, world! Iโ€™m back again with another Author Health blog post. *inserts fanfare* Today is a kind of special post for me, since itโ€™s officially December...the month after NaNoWriMo! (Or Meno-WriMo in my case.) Although I didnโ€™t reach my goal of 50K this year (I wrote 28K), Iโ€™m glad with what I did get down… Continue reading 5 Steps to Recharge After A Major WIP

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November Afternoon Tea with SJ + Know the Novel Part 2

Good afternoon! I canโ€™t believe a month has already passed and Iโ€™m typing up this post. (TBH, I actually donโ€™t want to think about this month ending.) But anyhow, Novemberโ€™s nearing an end and it means I get to sit down with cups of teas and chat about my life.ย  Except.  This month Iโ€™m snagging… Continue reading November Afternoon Tea with SJ + Know the Novel Part 2

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October Afternoon Tea with SJ + Updates

Good afternoon...or to be more exact, good evening! I know, I was hoping Iโ€™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, weโ€™ll… Continue reading October Afternoon Tea with SJ + Updates