#Preptober Continues!

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!

How to Edit Your Own Writing Like a Pro, Part 2: Know Thyself

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

How to Edit Your Own Writing Like a Pro: Part 1 – The Basics

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

Yes, It’s September, and Yes, I’m Already Prepping for NaNoWriMo

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

Non-Zero Days, or, Why You Should Be Using Habitica

I'm proud of the amount of original writing I've been doing lately. I've been writing a lot of blog posts for work lately. I've also been mentally preparing myself for taking on NaNoWriMo again this year (I want to finish a 3rd time!) and doing some other small writing pieces. I've been thinking about writing … Continue reading Non-Zero Days, or, Why You Should Be Using Habitica