Moonlake as a person and random life update

Ever since the Corona virus lock-down I’ve been working at home and I have to admit that it’s testing my self-discipline (then again, it’s coinciding with the structural edit on my WIP that I realise I have to do and I have to admit that I’m procrastinating because I dread the amount of work IContinue reading “Moonlake as a person and random life update”

Gaming and writing

I am someone with selective taste and that extends to the number of genres I read as well as my hobbies. I’ve previously blogged about jigsaw puzzles, I constantly blog about reading and today I’m going to talk about my gaming hobby and how it figures into my writing.  Firstly, I do two different typesContinue reading “Gaming and writing”

What Moves Me- Summary from My Latest Personal Reflection Spell

As promised, I will start off this year with a post summarising my take-away from the personal reflection spell I alluded to in my last blog post last year.  But firstly, let me describe what happened that brought it on. Well, the main culprit was this mainland Chinese dating show that I stumbled upon thatContinue reading “What Moves Me- Summary from My Latest Personal Reflection Spell”

What my Favourite Characters tell me about Myself

The previous two posts have all been about my writing so I thought I would change the pace a bit by talking about a topic that leans towards the reading side: a reflection of the attributes of my favourite characters and what they show about me.   Firstly, I like a female protagonist who isContinue reading “What my Favourite Characters tell me about Myself”

Forgiving and Closed Doors

To an event experienced yesterday and the one who sent me the email: Forget and forgive, I’m not ready for you. Fully aware of my own faults, I was nevertheless hurt. I’m applying the best cure for my wounds: Time and Distance Away.   On a more uplifting note, concurrent to the above event IContinue reading “Forgiving and Closed Doors”

What I learnt from the ePub (2)

Continued on from my post last week, here’s what I learnt about communication and collaboration from my involvement in the epub: Communication Never speak to each other under the influence of emotion. This doesn’t mean you push your own emotions aside or never speak up for yourself. Just wait till you feel you are calmContinue reading “What I learnt from the ePub (2)”

What I learnt from the ePub (1)

Even though I ultimately decided that I’m a bad match for the Excursions epub, it has been a fruitful and educational enterprise for me across multiple areas. In this post, I would like to document all of the things I’ve learnt about myself as a writer and a person and about communication and collaboration. ThisContinue reading “What I learnt from the ePub (1)”


“If you think you’ve given other a lot but they are still unhappy with what you gave them, then you need to start thinking about whether you’ve given what they want/need.” ~dialogue from the Hong Kong TV drama, Between Love and Desire. Does this resonate with any of you? It certainly does with me, especiallyContinue reading “Giving”