How to Avoid Mid-Month Burnout

No matter who you are, 30 straight days of doing anything can start to feel like a chore. It’s less of an exciting thrill than it was when you first sat down with the intention to challenge yourself. Thirty days of writing is no exception to this. As writers, we’re always writing… Something. (Even now, […]

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The Many Postures of NaNoWriMo

Today concluded day 3 of NaNoWriMo, and I can barely believe it’s already November and I’m already panicking over word count and content for this story. The last few days have included virtual write-ins with best friends across the country, curling up on the couch trying to crank out words, and walking to a nearby […]

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Post NaNo Writing

Are you all tired of me talking about NaNoWriMo? I sure hope not. I’m not quite done. I started using my more personal, fandom-enthused Tumblr, as an outlet for my writing – exploring my OCs (original characters), engaging in fanservice for myself. Mainly writing drabbles/one-shots and answering questions about my OCs that my friends might […]

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#amwriting

Paul: They’re not the kind of stories you can really tell. Holly: Too dirty? Paul: Yeah, I suppose they’re dirty, too, but only incidentally. Mainly they’re angry, sensitive, intensely felt, and that dirtiest of all dirty words – promising. Writing friends and blogs that I follow are all abuzz about September and what that means […]

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Updates Are Fun

Top of the cut TL;DR: I have submitted a piece about Animal Crossing to Pure Nintendo Magazine. I want to write more pieces in the future. I did more editing with my friend Savannah–an English major and journalism junkee like myself. The pieces edited are going to be sent into CreativeNonfiction.org and The Sun soon. […]

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