First blog post of 2018! I hope you ALL had a wonderful Christmas/holiday/New Year period. But before I begin, I just want to start with a bunch of updates/other stuff. 1) There’s a giveaway happening on my Twitter account! You only have until the 31st to enter, so get on it! 2) I took a … Continue reading For When You’re Stuck In that Writing Rut…
So.... This post was actually intended to be a series of Tweets on my Twitter account…but somehow, I ended up with over 800 words, so I thought it would be better suited for a blog post. This was, in part, inspired by my previous post earlier this year on why I love fairy-tales (and mythology), and … Continue reading Hades & Persephone: The Queen of Life and Death (& Why I Love Her)
"Let perseverance be your engine and hope your fuel." —H. Jackson Brown, Jr. Sooo...week two! This is always a hard week for everyone, I think. Things change in week two. I realize what a huge undertaking NaNoWriMo is. Doubt is beginning to crawl along the edges of my mind. I mean, NaNoWriMo have even called it the "week … Continue reading NaNoWriMo: Week Two
ONE week down of NaNoWriMo, three more to go… How is everyone going!? As I draft this post, I’ve reached 23k. So far, I’m SUPER pleased with my progress. I admit, it was a slow start for me—I think about 2k words on the first day—but after that, as I fell more in tune with … Continue reading NaNoWriMo: Week One (+ Beautiful Books Link-Up!)
National Novel Writing Month has BEGUN! Which means that everyone's diving head-first into their novels, scrambling to find their NaNo-prep, and banishing their inner editor to get 50,000 words done this month. To recap, I do intend to post weekly with updates, with the exception of this beginning post. I hope everyone had a fabulous … Continue reading NaNoWriMo Begins!
So… It’s that time of the year again! NaNoWriMo (and for people who have no idea what I’m talking about, National Novel Writing Month: aka where writers aim to write a book in a month—you can read more about it here!) is juuuuuussst around the corner. If I’m being honest, I wasn’t sure I’d compete … Continue reading NaNoWriMo Prep
Hi, everyone! So, it’s October! Which means warmer weather (or, if you’re on the other side of the world, then autumn leaves and frost), candy (!!! I. Love. Halloween.) … and the one-month countdown to NaNoWriMo. I told myself last month I’d participate and I plan on holding myself to that, and if I’m successful, … Continue reading Current Reads & What I’m Listening To