So... I just realized that while I've been keeping my newsletter list up to date with a monthly writing recap, I haven't done a writing update on the blog for a long time. Sorry... But anyways, here's a quick summary of what happened in my writing life June-October! June: I had the goal of drafting… Continue reading Writing Update! (June-August)
I'm doing NaNoWriMo again this year! (If you don't know what NaNo is, here's a post I did a couple years ago about it) This will be my fourth NaNoWriMo and my sixth novel. And I'm taking a completely new approach to writing it. In the past, I have always outlined my novel. My outlines… Continue reading I’m Doing NaNoWriMo + A Tiny Bit about My New Book
No, it's not a book. But, if you're signed up for my newsletter, you might remember how I mentioned that I submitted to Havok and might have some more news about that? Well, the news is that both of the stories I submitted to Havok were accepted, and are getting published in November! My first story Mission: Babysitter is… Continue reading I’m Getting Published!
Writing Resources are sort of like book reviews, except that they're about non-fiction books related to writing! And todays's Writing Resource Highlight is Adorning the Dark by Andrew Peterson. *cover and synopsis from Goodreads* Making something beautiful in a broken world can be harrowing work, and it can’t be done alone. Over the last twenty years,… Continue reading Writing Resource: Adorning the Dark
Wow! I haven't done a writing update/monthly recap post since October! Sorry! Now, even though I haven't an update on my blog, I have been keeping my newsletter subscribers up to date on my writing happenings. If you want to make sure you don't miss out on any of my writing news, make sure you… Continue reading Writing Updates/ May Recap Pt. 1
So I know that when I posted my blogging break announcement, I said that I'd probably come back to blogging around the beginning of December. And now we're into January. Sorry. But my long blogging break was good, and a little necessary. At the beginning of December, I was super busy with the Ink Drinker… Continue reading I’m back!
Hey guys! I just wanted to let you all know that things are going to be a quiet around here for a little bit. Between NaNoWriMo and launching the Ink Drinker Book Box (post coming soon for those who aren't on my newsletter!) and work, I've been really busy. So I'm going to take a… Continue reading Blogging Break
First off, if you don't know what NaNoWriMo is, I wrote a post last year write before NaNo explaining what it is and some of my thoughts about it. You can read that here. So, like I've said in that post and in my post about doing Camp NaNoWriMo, I really love NaNoWriMo because of… Continue reading Why I’m Doing NaNoWriMo, Despite the Odds of Failure
Y'all, I had snow on October twentieth. The white stuff isn't supposed to come until November. But the snow is pretty, and it's not super cold yet, so I'm doing my best to enjoy it. Besides, snowy days put me in a reading mood! Reading Recap October was a wonderful month for reading! I read… Continue reading October Recap
Fall is here! Is anyone else excited? I love, love, love Fall. It just makes me happy. I love the temperatures and the colors. I love all of it! But enough about me ranting about how I love Fall. Onto the other stuff! Reading Recap I read five books this month! It was almost six… Continue reading September Recap!