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)

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

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

authors, Writing, Writing Craft, Writing Habit

4 Stages of My Writing Life (and What that Means for You)

May has arrived! It’s always exciting to go into a new month, but I especially adore May. (Except, it’s raining today, so it’s not all sunshine…typical of where I live!) The cherry blossom trees are snowing off their flowers, which looks gorgeous.  A few things to announce before we start today’s topic:  Ash Ronnel at… Continue reading 4 Stages of My Writing Life (and What that Means for You)

Writing, Writing Craft

5 + 1 Things to Know About Email Lists

Hullo, world! It's another brilliant day despite all the chaos going on in the world.  Today, I wanted to talk about a very important aspect of blogging: Email Lists. One of the first things I wanted to talk about email lists is that it’s different from a WordPress subscribe list.  The WordPress subscribe list also… Continue reading 5 + 1 Things to Know About Email Lists

WIP, Writing

3 Reasons to Fangirl/Fanboy Your Characters

Ha, ha, ha, I have arrived! Yes, I’m still lingering on the borderline of writing blog posts on Saturdays~Sundays, maybe Monday? deal. So you will find it to be published on either of those days. Although, analytics tells me that Saturday is really the best day to do it, so I should probably be listening… Continue reading 3 Reasons to Fangirl/Fanboy Your Characters

authors, WIP, Writing

Stalking Authors: Fyodor Dostoyevsky and the 4 Authors’ Q & A

I apologize that I’ve fallen off the face of blog-verse once again. Last week, I had my kanji test (more  officially called the Japan Kanji Aptitude Test) and I was going for Level 2 (Level 1 being the hardest), so that was that. Given, it would have been cool if I actually passed. This time,… Continue reading Stalking Authors: Fyodor Dostoyevsky and the 4 Authors’ Q & A

Reading, Writing

Stalking Authors: J. R. R. Tolkien

Hello, world! I apologize greatly for how I’d suddenly dropped off the blog-space last week. An unforeseen illness confined me to bed. But I am well again, so that’s what matters.  I'm officially back in service. Today we have the acclaimed king of the fantasy genre: J. R. R. Tolkien! I’ve just finally gotten around… Continue reading Stalking Authors: J. R. R. Tolkien