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
It's that time again! You all now get to learn the facts about my newest project! (And in case you missed it, this project is untitled, so I'm referring to it as Rowan's story. You'll learn why). Also, I'm sorry for falling behind on posting. Again. *deep sigh* But now let's talk about fun stuff, … Continue reading Facts about Rowan’s Story!
I know that I have been technically working on Story Teller for a long time, even though I started writing it in April. And you all have gone about a year without knowing what this story is even about. But that all changes now! Yes, I am sharing the facts about Story Teller today! Story … Continue reading Story Teller Facts!
Writing is a dangerous business. And I don't mean dangerous in the fact that you have to know all sorts of weird, random facts, like how long a person could be knocked out, or that you might have to ward off crazy fans. I mean that writing is dangerous because it can be physically dangerous. … Continue reading The Dangers of Writing
Every creative art seems to rely on inspiration and the muse. However, the muse doesn't always strike, and burn out and a lack of inspiration are very real. They can cripple your writing. Thankfully, I haven't really had to struggle with burn out much. But I have in the past. One time I experienced a … Continue reading Ideas for When You Burn Out
This past April, I did Camp NaNoWriMo. If you've been around here, you'll know that before April, I was busy-ish with school and hadn't been really writing. When I decided to do Camp NaNo, I saw it as a way to help me get back into writing. Now, starting to write when you haven't been … Continue reading Don’t Settle in Your Writing Goals
If you've been around here lately, you probably already know that due to the current business of my life, I've haven't been writing lately. Words have not been going down on paper. However, I've been doing my best to keep myself in the writing mindset. I don't want to return to writing and then suddenly … Continue reading Keeping a Writing Mindset When You Can’t Actually Write
I am horrible at telling people about what I am writing. Like, literally horrible. And it doesn't matter who is asking me. It can be my family, a friend, or someone at a writer's conference. What I end up doing I when I am asked is typically mumble something about it being about a boy … Continue reading Why Writers Should Write Book Summaries
Confession Time!When I first started this website, I was horrible at consistent posting. Like, literally horrible. I was very sporadic, to say the least. Looking back, I can see two closely-related reasons for why wasn't very good at staying on top of my blogging. I hope that sharing these reasons and how to "fix" them … Continue reading Two Ways to Help Your Blogging Consistency
A while ago, I watched Night at the Museum. As I watched the movie, I realized that Teddy Roosevelt is a pretty good example of the Mentor arch-type.So, I would like to use Teddy Roosevelt to help show you what the Mentor character is. Mentor means an experienced and trusted adviser. And that is basically … Continue reading What is the Mentor?