NaNoWriMo has officially ended more than a week ago, I was extremely busy during the first week of December so I couldn't get a blog post up. And yes, you read it right. I failed NaNoWriMo with around 14k words. That's less than half but I don't feel bad about it. Without NaNoWriMo, my word … Continue reading NaNoWriMo Newbie: Failed and Why I’m Okay with It.
The Gentleman's Guide to Vice and Virtue by Mackenzi Lee Genre: Young Adult, Historical Fiction, LGBT Goodreads Amazon // Book Depository // Booktopia Before I start my review. I found a video of the author introducing the Gentleman's Guide to Vice and Virtue which was so adorable to watch! 4.5/5 stars This book was so … Continue reading Diversity in the Grand Tour//The Gentlemen’s Guide to Vice and Virtue Review
2017 has been crazy for me. Buying a one-way ticket and living across the ocean from everyone I know and love were possibly the biggest changes in my life. I flew to Australia from Malaysia to pursue a degree in Creative Writing. Yes, creative writing. I knew it was a huge risk to take such … Continue reading Studying Creative Writing (1st year)
Hello again. I hope you guys aren't too bored of this NaNoWriMo segment on my blog HAHA. Anyway. there's only half a month left to achieve the 50k word count. I started out strong, pumped out more than 2k words and was ahead of the targeted word count in the first week. But now I'm … Continue reading NaNoWriMo Newbie: Stuck!
We are one week into Nanowrimo and I am below the targeted word count. BUT I don't feel that disheartened because this one week has taught me so much about how I work. There is this problem I have in all of my first drafts - directing characters too much. There is a lot of … Continue reading NaNoWriMo Newbie: My writing problems
NaNoWriMo has officially begun! How was your first day (if you're participating)? I managed to write 2147 words which is 147 words more than my goal so I'm quite happy with how the first day turned out. i'm just hoping that I can be consistent throughout November. I started writing at 12am. Stayed up late … Continue reading NaNoWriMo Newbie: Day 1
One of my lovely friend, Jas, lent me three contemporary poetry books so I could prepare for a 3 weeks poetry class. I am completely new to poetry as I did not study any poetry in high school nor have I purchased any poetry books. So, bear in mind that these reviews are from someone … Continue reading Mini Reviews: Poethree
There's only a week left to prep for NaNoWriMo and I feel like I haven't done enough yet. But I have made progress! The other day, my friend Jas, and I had a writing session. Well, it was more like a brainstorming session where we were discussing each others' story idea. I was feeling rather … Continue reading NaNoWriMo Newbie: Brainstorming and Free Calendar Printable!
What is NaNoWriMo? NaNoWriMo: National Novel Writing Month From November 1 to November 30, participants are tasked to write 50k words by 11:59pm November 30. Check out their website for more info! I've always wanted to join NaNoWriMo, For the past few years I could not join because my final exams would clash with the … Continue reading NaNoWriMo Newbie: Getting into the writing zone
LISTEN UP. So, I’m doing this tag after a whole year, A WHOLE YEAR. I wasn’t even aware that I was tagged because I had completely abandoned my blog for a long period of time. Shame on me. Anyways, I somehow found it and thank you Louise for the tag! Read her take on this … Continue reading This or This Book Tag