Good morning, all! I'm excited to share a resource with you, which I just found. Cian Traynor on Memo'd explores the most painful lessons in creative writing. Here is a sample: There will be times when your mind goes blank, when writing is the last thing you want to do. But your pet project will still be… Continue reading Painful Writing Lessons
Buried in a bookGood afternoon my friends, Work has been wild with training recently, and Delta variant cancelled my much-beloved trip to visit my mother for her birthday (first visit since 2019!). I am still reeling and feeling that disappointment and sadness. But, the writing goes on! Recently I started reading the apparently-famous YA fantasy… Continue reading Why write?
Dear friends, My health continues to be somewhat shaky this month, but I'm determined to keep updating this blog. Recently I've been doing a LOT of reading, and right now I'm excited to say I'm on the Court of Thorns and Roses, famous YA fantasy series. I am a few chapters in now and it's… Continue reading Book Review: “Malice” by Heather Walter
Good evening my friends, It has been a couple of wild weeks. I have been going through some health upsets. Now I am happy to be able to dive back into blogging, and hopefully, back into writing, also! Currently I am in a research bit on my young adult historical novel. My main character has… Continue reading Discovering Poet Katharyn Howd Machan
Good morning, everyone!I hope that your weekend was restful. I spent some time outside lying down and gazing at the clouds and trees. I'm hoping it will help me dive back into one of my stories, because lately I've been so tired from work (office job), I haven't had the brainpower to do much writing.… Continue reading Favorite Writing Magazines
Hello, everyone! Welcome to May! How does it feel?I am excited to share that I was able to complete my goal for Camp NaNoWriMo; admittedly, I did end up changing it from 50,000 words to 45,000. But I am so proud of myself for having completed it! I was able to reach part 2 and… Continue reading Reading Authors who Become Controversial
Hello friends,I am ALMOST at the end of my goal for Camp NaNoWriMo! After April, I will be resuming my lengthier posts on this blog, and be able to engage more with all of you once more.I fell behind for a couple of days, and decided to give myself a break and a pat on… Continue reading Reaching a Goalpost
Hey everyone, how is your writing going? I’ve been busy working on my YA historical novel. I’m at about 35,000 words with a goal of 50k by end of April. This means I have to write about 1600 words a day until the month ends! Let me tell you, I am struggling. So far, what’s… Continue reading Camp NaNo updates?
Good afternoon all, I've found a fun and useful resource! It's great for writing or self-work (self-work as in, working to improve yourself, via activites such as journaling, studying communication, or mindfulness exercises). It's called The Atlas of Emotions. The Atlas of Emotions shows the connection between an event happening, and the feeling that arises… Continue reading The Atlas of Emotions
Good morning all, I am late yet again! I am so sorry to be posting on a Thursday, and I will keep trying to be better and post on my promised WordPress Wednesdays. I got caught up in writing, and studying Nonviolent Communication, as well as spending some virtual time with friends. Next week, I… Continue reading Dream Journals for Inspiration