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)

afternoon tea, Life, WIP, Writing

September Afternoon Tea with SJ

Good Afternoon!(or Good Evening...) Ever since I’ve gotten back into blogging this month, I was looking forward to today! As you probably already know, I love this Afternoon Tea series.  Okay, are you ready? Today, we are situated on a comfy couch filled with cushions in a spacious and airy living room. Our dog, Strawberry,… Continue reading September Afternoon Tea with SJ

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: Why Authors Need Families

Hullo, world! I am still under the weather, but I am out of bed, which is what counts! Despite the grey and oppressive sky we are under, there are still things to be thankful for. (e.g. crispy and juicy sausages for breakfast, the always heartfelt chocolate mini croissants with powdered sugar) And please don’t ask… Continue reading Author Health: Why Authors Need Families

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

Celebrations, Writing

Happy First Blogiversary!

Hullo, world! I have waited so long for this day to arrive. *insert dramatic fanfares* It’s my first blogiversary!  Admittedly, I had completely forgotten the exact date I started blogging halfway into this year, and someone had a blogiversary which reminded me, “Hey, when was it that I started blogging?” Thankfully, WordPress is better at… Continue reading Happy First Blogiversary!

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