Jess Chua: content specialist and award-winning writer/artist. Passionate about UX, writing, and design.

12 Random Facts About Me

  1. I was born in and grew up in Singapore. 
  2. I’m Chinese-Eurasian.
  3. I’m a Virgo sun sign with a Pisces moon.
  4. My boyfriend has the same birth date as Edgar Allan Poe (!)
  5. I love cats. We have similar temperaments.
  6. I wrote under a pen name in my 20’s and took a multiyear break from writing fiction to reinvent myself.
  7. My first website was (est. 1999).
  8. I’m calmer without social media. You’ll find me writing and blogging more often.
  9. My favorite film directors include Kurosawa and Kubrick.
  10. Journaling and yoga have done wonders for my mental and physical health.
  11. I sketch as a hobby. In 2021, I started doing more landscape and botanical sketches.
  12. Here’s a list of some of the books and films I’m currently consuming. I have an “old films to watch” file in my Google Docs!

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