The Follow-Through Problem

Here’s the deal, friends. I’ve wanted to be a writer since I was in 1st grade. I started writing my first book in middle school. That was more than 10 years ago (and isn’t that weird to think about!) and in that time I’ve only finished two manuscripts. Now, that’s not to say it shouldContinue reading “The Follow-Through Problem”

One Lovely Blog Award

I’ve often said that writing is as much a social business as it is a personal one. One of my favorite things about the writing community is how people connect and encourage each other. A new example of that has come to my attention today. It’s a blogging trend called One Lovely Blog Award. NoContinue reading “One Lovely Blog Award”

I Guess I’m a Real Adult Now?

I graduated from college a year ago. So I’ve been reflecting on the last year and all that’s been going on in my life. And I’ve come to a conclusion. I’m a real adult now. And, yes, that should be a fairly obvious conclusion. I’m now 23 years old, so I’m legally an adult. I’veContinue reading “I Guess I’m a Real Adult Now?”

NaNo 2016: Week 1

It’s November 5 and National Novel Writing Month is in full swing. My project for the month (which has the oh-so-creative working title of┬áThe Dancer) is coming along pretty well. I’m over 2,000 words in at this point, which I’m taking as a success, considering I work 40 hours a week. Most of my writingContinue reading “NaNo 2016: Week 1”

NaNo Decision

(Sidenote: I had all this recorded, but my weekend’s been a little crazy so I haven’t had a chance to edit and upload it. I figured it would be fatster to just type this.) It’s almost November, the time of year when writers go crazy (well, crazier than usual). National Novel Writing Month. We writersContinue reading “NaNo Decision”