about me, busy-ness

July 2018 Life Updates

So…it’s been a while. I guess I can trot out the old excuses why I haven’t been active in this space, but the one thing I can say is that I have more downtime from work, so I can spend some of the days off that I have writing blog posts like these. That said, I will be posting more…

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Work Mode

So…you’re probably wondering what I’ve been up to lately. Last time I promised you a brand-new blog entry, but that fell by the wayside when my beloved Tiya passed away; her burial coincided with the Sunday that I planned to post my entry, so between the wake and the funeral, I hadn’t had a lot of time to recover. Once…

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busy-ness, goals

Love Me, Love My Bullet Journal

Remember when I used to hate-watch Bullet Journal videos last year? Part of the reason why I was so mean to the people in the BuJo community was because they seemed to be way too pre-occupied with making their planners as pretty as possible, without even considering the point of being functional. I was sick and tired of the endless…

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busy-ness, goals

Bimonthly Goals: Jan-Feb 2018

So…how was your New Year’s celebration? I took the whole New Year’s Weekend off for a much-needed weekend of rest and recreation. There were also a few things that happened over the week (more on that later) but for the most part I had a great start to the new year. Because of this, I’ve decided to level up on…

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Working Hours

By the time this post goes live, I would’ve finished the revisions for my latest manuscript, which means that it would be (God willing) one step closer to publication. This also means that I had spent more than a month revising a manuscript that, frankly, needed all the work. But that’s not the reason why it took too long.  A…

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The Non-Writing Things

It’s no secret that I don’t write all the time. I have this blog when I’m not working on my manuscripts, and my social media presence (mostly Twitter and Instagram) is mainly half self promotion and half stream-of-consciousness fun. And it’s not like writing is my entire life; in fact, I also take care of my elderly parents, and you’ll…

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General Housekeeping: March 2017

My new Paperwhite, during its initial charging phase. (Sorry for the wonky photo quality here.)  First of all, I’m sorry for not posting last week; it had been a chaotic weekend leading up to an equally stressful Monday, so I didn’t have any time to write or come up with something new. But I am doing fine now, and am…

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Bimonthly Goals: March to April

*cue “Versace On The Floor”*  Before I begin, let’s look at how I did with my bimonthly goals for January and February, shall we? – Finish #romanceclass2017 manuscript: Done! I finished at around 37k, but it went up to 43k after rewrites based on beta reader feedback. Apparently I’m an under-writer, and I have to work on that. – Write…

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Time Management For Slackers

Source: pexels.com One of the things I’ve been working on since the year started is using a planner to keep track of my days. I’ll admit, during the first few days of the semester I was excited to use my planner to note every appointment down–and I did, to the point when I had booked myself for two weeks in advance.…

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