The Problem With Little Things

If there’s one unspoken rule in writing, it’s that first drafts are inevitably awful. And it makes sense. First drafts are often an outpouring of half-formed ideas and random plot points. So when you start editing, it can be messy.

NaNo 2018: Recap and Reflections

50,000 words in 30 days? Check! I know. I’m crazy. But as stressful as the last month was, I managed to have a lot of fun as well. As I’m wrapping up NaNo 2018, I thought I’d reflect on the experience and share a few things I learned along the way. Some of these lessonsContinue reading “NaNo 2018: Recap and Reflections”

Bookworm or Chameleon?

Dear Fairy Godmother, I have a hard time fitting in at my high school. I’m a nerd and I don’t have many friends. Most people just don’t seem to get me. Should I try to be more like the other kids to fit in? Sincerely, A Bookworm Dear Bookworm, No matter what, do not changeContinue reading “Bookworm or Chameleon?”