There are twenty-two days left until NaNoWriMo. I'm getting a little more scared, but also way more psyched up. My boyfriend and my dad have both decided to participate, which is exciting. I've never really done NaNo with anybody besides me, myself, and I. I'm also going to be living in the city while really-for-real-not-quitting-after-three-days … Continue reading #Preptober Continues!
We all have quirks in the way we write. For some of us (*cough* me), those quirks include long sentences, overuse of commas, and overuse of me dashes. One of my best friends always used to mistype "minute" as "minuet," not because she didn't know how to spell the word or an otherwise excellent typist, … Continue reading How to Edit Your Own Writing Like a Pro, Part 2: Know Thyself
When it comes to writing, fresh eyes and a second opinion are invaluable tools. Having someone who can look over your writing and make it flow better and catch all the typos and misspellings you weren't able to catch on your own can take your blog post, short story, or novel from "meh" to "amazing." … Continue reading How to Edit Your Own Writing Like a Pro: Part 1 – The Basics
For the past several months, I have been trying to get rid of some of my books. It is... not going well. In the three-ish months (god, I really hope it's only been three and not longer) since I resolved to separate my books into "keep," "donate," and "sell" piles, I have only been able … Continue reading Book Hoarding
It honestly feels weird to have already started prepping this early. The 4 other times I've started NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month, for those unfamiliar with the challenge) I have waited until the absolute last minute to get started. November 1st rolls around, I remember I made a commitment to myself to do NaNo again, … Continue reading Yes, It’s September, and Yes, I’m Already Prepping for NaNoWriMo
It's been a week since I graduated now. I'm only just now starting to feel like I'm coming up for air. I'm still trying to catch up on sleep, still trying to work out a routine for myself. It doesn't quite feel like freedom yet, but I know it will soon. I'm trying to figure … Continue reading
Mostly just so that when I get out of Finals Hell in a few weeks I have a little road map for myself and how I wanna spend my summer. Freedom from academia is so close, y'all, and I'm dying to taste it. I've really been wrestling with whether or not I want to go … Continue reading Just gonna put this here…