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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Five Ways to Get Involved with Your Local Library

This is one of those times that my blog blog will overlap with what I post on my website. When it comes to accessibility to the tools and resources people (young and old) need to improve their literacy and reach their highest level of education, I believe it all can begin with encouragement and books. Unfortunately, those […]

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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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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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NaNoWriMo 2016 results…

NaNoWriMo post-mortem. I know this post is late. After a few days of a break, I have tried to get back into writing as much every day as I can. It’s hard to pick up that momentum where I left off, but I’m doing my best to get there. By the end of November, my […]

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