Hi everyone! Wow, what a time. A week ago WHO announced that COVID-19 is a pandemic, but at that time it didn't seem to have an impact on my day-to-day life at all (besides making me wash my hands more & better.) The week before that I was chilling on the beach in Los Angeles… Continue reading During the Pandemic, I Finished My Novel
Hello everyone! Happy new year! How was 2019 for you? Did it pass by as quickly as it did for me? One of my favourite parts of the New Year is to reflect on what I've accomplished and lessons that I've learned. I don't believe in new year resolutions per se... if we want to… Continue reading 2019 Writing Achievements & Lessons Learned
Hey everyone! SOOOO..... I won NaNoWriMo??! Yes it's official. On Tuesday November 25, I crossed the 50K mark. Aaaaand now it's time for me to wobble wobble faint and wake up next year hahaha. For those of you who have been following my progress over the past weeks, it hasn't been easy. This was probably… Continue reading NaNo Diaries // I Won!! What’s Next?
Hi everyone, It is the last week of NaNoWriMo! Can you all believe it? Time really flies. I feel like I've just started my novel and before I know it, I am already almost at the end of NaNoWriMo? Overall, I am feeling much more confident about my novel now. I have to admit that… Continue reading NaNo Diaries // The Final Stretch
Hello everyone! It is day 20 of NaNoWriMo! How are you all holding up? I have to tell you, I am feeling exhausted. It's been a tough month, juggling NaNo along with, well... life. I am a person who likes to push myself, and I am excellent at not giving myself a break. And I… Continue reading NaNo Diaries // Self-Care for Writers
Hello everyone! How is it going? Can you believe that we are more than halfway through November? For those who are doing NaNoWriMo, it means that... it's kind of almost over? There are just 12 more days!? Part of me feels like we've just started NaNo (the other part of me feels like I've been… Continue reading NaNo Diaries // Crunching Numbers
Hey everyone! I thought I'd do something fun for today's NaNo Diaries post. I want to "show and tell" my typical day and how I squeeze writing into my schedule haha. Tell me about how you fit writing into your day!! 5:45AM. The alarm rings. I press snooze several times until it is 6AM when… Continue reading NaNo Diaries // A Day in the Life of a Wrimo
Hello everyone! It's day 11 of NaNoWriMo... How is everyone doing? I had a tough week last week, mostly because of work which really affected the rest of my life, including writing. I was working 10hr, 12hr and sometimes even 16hr days, and that left barely any time at the end of the day to… Continue reading NaNo Diaries // Keep Calm and Write On
Hello everyone! As I am typing this, it is Day 5 of NaNoWriMo (although when you are reading this, it may be Day 6), and I am taking a break from my 16-hour work shift. I've been reflecting these days about why I write, and what keeps me writing. Writing is hard work. I make… Continue reading NaNo Diaries // An Ode to Writing
Hello everyone! As I am writing this, it is Day 3 of NaNoWriMo and... gosh I got to say I am zonked out and ready to sleep! So, this past weekend I decided to do something really bold and intense... I did a 24-hour write-a-thon. I got the idea from Emily, a fellow blogger-writer, and… Continue reading NaNo Diaries // 24-Hour Write-A-Thon Recap!