2018 wrap-up, 2019 goals, and other end of the year commentary

So, um, haha, meant to publish this last week. I WAS ON VACATION. Anywho. 2018 was a long year, but at the same time it was a very short year (like every year seems to be) it also was a year in which I felt like it really never stuck as being "2018" it still … Continue reading 2018 wrap-up, 2019 goals, and other end of the year commentary

Upcoming Schedule

It is *checks the calendar* 6 days before Christmas. I hope you're almost done shopping and most of your cookies are baked and hopefully not burnt. There will be no official blog today and neither will there be on the 26th, due to the festivities. Blogging should resume on the 2nd, unless I get stolen … Continue reading Upcoming Schedule

What a Writer Wants for Christmas

"On the twelfth day before Christmas my true love gave to me..." Twelves days till Christmas. Twelve days. The reindeer are stamping in their stables, choir boys are rushing to get to practice,  people are walking on the snowy streets window shopping and buying more tinsel. And while you're shopping about - don't forget the … Continue reading What a Writer Wants for Christmas

Nanowrimo 2018 – A Dumpster Fire

Ok...like what even happened????(in other words, I did not win)I originally was not going to do Nanowrimo this year, because the last three months of 2018 were going to be crazier than usual, and I wouldn't have time for it.But then October rolled around - that scent of Autumn and running around in windy weather … Continue reading Nanowrimo 2018 – A Dumpster Fire

“Why” You Write Doesn’t Matter

(I think the title of this post might get people feeling a little bitter. Just hold your horses ok?) Once upon a time, I was filling out college applications (it wasn't that long ago but it feels like it was amongst the pterodactyls and velociraptors). One of the most painful parts of this process was writing essays … Continue reading “Why” You Write Doesn’t Matter

What I’m Thankful for About Being a Writer

It's almost thanksgiving! (as in it's tomorrow) At least it my part of the world. In honor of this holiday of pies, turkeys, and thankfulness and American history - I guess I decided to write a post about thankfulness because why not (basically this way I didn't have to think up anything clever for a … Continue reading What I’m Thankful for About Being a Writer

Why You Should Write for Yourself.

A famous man once said "you should write for yourself" Let's start this again.... SO THERE'S THIS SAYING, that you should write for yourself.  Like, that sounds pretty selfish right? I mean the world doesn't revolve around ourselves, so why should our writing?? It shouldn't, obviously. But this isn't about the "why" you write, it's … Continue reading Why You Should Write for Yourself.

Tips to Write Faster for Nanowrimo

NANOWRIMO IS UPON US!! *writers flee to their keyboards in panic* This is my third year doing Nanowrimo. Hopefully this year I actually succeed (November is one of the busiest months of the year for me. Couldn't this be done in January or something?? Read about last year's episode). And while I may have not … Continue reading Tips to Write Faster for Nanowrimo

Abbot and Costello Meet Frankenstien

It's ALL HALLOW'S EVE (THAT'S HALLOWEEN PEOPLE) and that means *drumroll* LEAVES! CANDY! WALKING AROUND IN COSTUMES! But anyway. Last year I wrote When You Find out You're a Writer (and Arsenic and Old Lace). So THIS year, I did another themed post, but this one is *drumroll again please* When You Have a New … Continue reading Abbot and Costello Meet Frankenstien

Writerly Costumes Ideas for the Upcoming Festivities

If I had it my way, I would wear costumes all the time. Ok, maybe not all the time, but I would wear a sweeping cloak to the grocery store if it was socially acceptable and people wouldn't trip their carts on it.  But this time of year - all the costumes!!!  So I've compiled … Continue reading Writerly Costumes Ideas for the Upcoming Festivities