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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“I’ll never do that”

I’m not good at taking advice that’s said over me. I’m sure I’m not the only one, though. When I was around the age of 17 or 18, my best friend’s mother told me that I should “never say never.” This was in context to me talking about dating a boy – you can imagine I […]

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✊🏻🐱💦💕

I want to make my art matter, and I hope that you will all, too. “Art has its own power in the world, and is as much a force in the power play of global politics today as it once was in the arena of cold war politics.” – Boris Groys There have been studies for years […]

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2016 #writingaccomplishments

Right as we were counting down to a new year, I wrote a post on this site called “2016 #writinggoals” in which I reported everything that I wanted to accomplish before the year was over. We’re getting closer to the end of 2016, so I think  it’s time to explore what I have accomplished and […]

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