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…
Hi, everyone! So, this post is going to be a blend of what I’m currently reading, books that I read & loved in 2017, and as this will be my last post on the blog for the year (!!!), a sort of a wrap-up of 2017 as well. Apologies in advance for the SUPER-long post. … Continue reading Current Reads, My Favorite Books of 2017, & a 2017 Wrap Up
Confession: It’s mid-December, and I haven’t yet written my 2018 (!) writing goals. At the end of last year, I sat down with a cup of coffee & wrote a list of everything I wanted to complete that year. It was a very ambitious list. I didn’t expect to complete even half of the list, … Continue reading 2017 Writing Goals… How did I go? (+ What I Hope to Accomplish in 2018!)
WEEK THREE. NaNoWriMo-ers, we’re in the home stretch. One more week—and it’s all over. If you’re on target: AWESOME! If you’re behind: Just remember there’s still a handful of days to catch up, and if you don’t end up winning…then celebrate what you have done. This week I crossed the 50k (!!!!) mark on my … Continue reading NaNoWriMo: Week Three (+ Five Ways to Stay Motivated)
"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!