My daily average over 17 days has been 1122 words, which I am really happy with. The total is currently 19,083 words. I've already written more words that I wrote in October (16,738). I should be set to pass my 2017 NaNo record!
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Hello everyone. I've been very absent lately. I don't have a good excuse at all! I've been in quarantine since mid-March. Before quarantine, I was travelling into the city twice a week for work, and a few of the other days I was working another job. It really varied week-to-week. Because of quarantine, I haven't … Continue reading My Quarantined Life
Hi everyone, I looked at Billboard’s Top 100 Songs of the Decade the other day and noticed something predictable about it. The list included a lot of songs from this year, which I find doesn’t fully represent the greatest songs of the decade because it’s too dictated by how you currently feel. Surely the creator … Continue reading Charlotte’s Top 10 Songs of the Decade
Hello everyone! I've been so bad at reading recently. According to Goodreads, I've only read 13 books this year. And I hoped to read 50! Whoops. Currently reading I am currently reading Wayward Son by Rainbow Rowell. I've been reading it for about...one month. And to be honest, I couldn't really tell you what it's … Continue reading Life Update + Currently Reading and Watching
Hi everyone ✨ NaNoWriMo is coming up! It's that time of the year where writers stress about not hitting the 1,666 word-count in the day to be able to reach the 50,000-word monthly goal. It's a difficult challenge and I have not yet been able to accomplish it. The most I've been able to write … Continue reading NaNoWriMo 2019 Plan
Publication Date: 7 May 2019 Publisher: Berkley Genre: Contemporary Romance Pages: 296 Synopsis Khai Diep has no feelings. Well, he feels irritation when people move his things or contentment when ledgers balance down to the penny, but not big, important emotions—like grief. And love. He thinks he’s defective. His family knows better—that his autism means he just processes emotions … Continue reading The Bride Test by Helen Hoang (review)
Hi everyone 🌟 Sorry for the silence recently. Since my last posts, where I talked about my travels in Europe, I have returned to Melbourne and was subsequently hit with reality. Life Update A few months ago I graduated from university and have been applying for jobs in the last couple weeks. I knew it … Continue reading Life and Writing Updates
Dates: 26th of June – 30th of June Hi everyone, I am writing my next travel update (I know, these are getting quite frequent) on the train from Munich to Zurich. I just spent the last four days in Germany. Two cities in four days is a pretty extreme way to travel and it probably … Continue reading Travel Diary: Berlin and Munich, Germany
Dates: 23rd of June – 26th of June Hi everyone! I am back with another post about my travels around Europe and the United Kingdom. So far I have been to London, Paris and now Amsterdam! I only got three nights in the city, so not very long, but enough to go bike riding and … Continue reading Travel Diary: Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Dates: 18th of June – 23rd of June Bonjour! After London, I went to Paris with my mother. I don't think I gave much backstory about why I'm in Europe in the last post, so I shall do that now. I have finished four and a half years of university and am travelling for five … Continue reading Travel Diary: Paris, France