The end of November. It is ending. Pens, pencils, computers, and laptops down. NaNoWriMo 2020 is over. Now the big question you've all been asking. Did I win NaNoWriMo 2020? When I started planning for NaNoWriMo, I was really nervous. I had never done NaNoWriMo before, and never felt like I would be able to … Continue reading Did I Win NaNoWriMo?
Hello hello everyone!! Goodness, I can't believe its all ready week 3 of NaNoWriMo!! It still feels like I just started! Once again, this post is going to be really short, because I don't have much energy to write anything else besides my novel. 😀 Speaking of the novel, progress has been going extremely well!! … Continue reading NaNoWriMo Week #3: Progress and Writer’s Block
Sorry that this post is going to be so short, everyone. I just want to say that yes, the rest of the posts in November are going to be much shorter and not quite as fun as my usual posts, due to the fact that I'm spending most of my writing time on my NaNoWriMo … Continue reading NaNoWriMo Week #2: Updates and a Cover!
November 1st. It began. I was really nervous to start NaNoWriMo. 2,000 words a day? But not just 2k a day. 2k a day for THIRTY WHOLE DAYS?? However, I've been writing for several years, and written several novels. No, I've never written a novel in a month, but I felt confident that I could … Continue reading NaNoWriMo Week #1: First Timer
So you're writing a novel. Or maybe you're simply planning your novel. But you can't figure out the right name for it. There could be so many titles! Should you use a short title or a long one? Should it incorporate the made up names you've created or would that be too confusing? How do … Continue reading How to Title Your Novel
Failure hurts. You attempt something, and you don't successfully complete what you tried. But I just want to say--that's okay. Failure is one more step to success. You tried, you didn't complete what you tried, which means you can now learn from your failure and try again. Here's a quick secret (which isn't actually even … Continue reading Embrace Failure
Hey, everyone! Today I wanted to talk about the differences between Tropes and Cliches. I feel like some people don't take the time to figure out exactly what these are, and assume that they're the same thing. That is definitely not true. So let's jump right in! What is a Trope? A trope is a … Continue reading Tropes and Cliches: Which to Use in Writing?
For a long, long time, words have been spoken, written down, and have transferred meaning and emotions to people all over the world. Writing is powerful. Writing can break someone down, or build someone up. Even a paragraph of words could resonate with one person and change their perspective on life forever. Even though there … Continue reading Words are Powerful
Hello, there! Welcome to part 2 of my 10 of My Favorite Books Ever posts! This time we're going to be talking about 10 of my favorite books OUTSIDE of my genre. (So basically anything besides fantasy). #1: Adorning the Dark This. Book. Is. Phenomenal. Written by Andrew Peterson, the author of the Wingfeather Saga, … Continue reading 10 of My Favorite Books Ever (Outside My Genre)
Hello, everyone! Today I'm going to be talking about 10 of my favorite books ever, inside of my genre (fantasy). This is going to be super fun, so be sure to stick around! All right. Let's jump right into it! #1: The Lord of the Rings + The Hobbit I think this one's obvious. 😉 … Continue reading 10 of My Favorite Books Ever (In My Genre)