The Diary of a Writer in Vancouver, BC
September 16, 2019

Mundane Mondays

Happy Monday, it’s been a busy one for sure! I was out the door at 8:00am for a morning run around the Commercial Drive neighborhood, during which I got caught in a torrential downpour. Nothing like a refreshing pre-shower rain shower, am I right? Once I was clean, dry, dressed, fed, and caffeinated, I headed downtown to deal with a few things. First stop was…

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September 13, 2019

You’re a Rock Star

I didn’t write yesterday, for no other reason than… I forgot. It was a rainy Thursday and I spent it at my kitchen table, finishing off the article about private jet charters and reading up on how to create freelance contracts and invoices. It’s all a bit overwhelming, but I know I’ll be able to make sense of it soon. Today I confirmed the West…

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September 11, 2019

Weird Dreams

I had the craziest dreams last night and awoke in a state of utter confusion. A girl from my childhood was locked in a bathroom stall, stuffing toilet paper down the toilet bowl and claiming she couldn’t come out because of a broken wrist. Then I was suddenly trapped in some sort of underground club with loud music and a bunch of punks. Needless to…

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September 10, 2019


Today started like any other day – two cups of coffee, one bowl of oatmeal, and a few hours of work at my kitchen table. This morning’s task consisted of researching the global private jet marketplace, as I have a couple of articles to write for a client in the aviation industry. At 11:00am, I packed up my stuff and headed to the UBC campus…

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September 9, 2019

The 9th of September

It’s nine o’clock in the evening and I’ve just now finished my work for the day, apart from writing this journal entry. I have a feeling this will become a nightly occurrence, but I’ll keep myself from rambling. I woke up around 7:30 this morning which is pretty late for me, but also early considering I stayed up until 1:00 am watching clips of The…

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Julia Elizabeth is a Canadian/Norwegian writer in Vancouver, British Columbia and an aspiring authorpreneur (author + entrepreneur). This online diary is where she documents her creative pursuits and shares her day-to-day life as a blogger and freelancer in Canada. You can find more of her writings at



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