Have you ever had days where you feel like you have a limited number of words in you and once you hit it, you can’t produce anymore? That is me this week. National Novel Writing Month is well under way now and I’ve been meaning to write this blog post, but since I have hit… Continue reading NaNoWriMo Weeks 2 & 3: Survival Tips
Category: Writing Events
Anything and everything I know about in the writing universe!
LTUE Writer’s and Illustrator’s Conference 2020
The Life, The Universe, and Everything Writer’s and Illustrator’s Conference this year was awesome! I didn’t think I was going to be able to get to go all three days, but somehow my vacation hours added up and I was able to take the time off. I’m sure glad I did! I had a very… Continue reading LTUE Writer’s and Illustrator’s Conference 2020
National Novel Writing Month 2019: A Hinge Point
This past November, I performed the best I ever have for National Novel Writing Month. For those who don’t know, the Office of Letters and Light hosts an event where writers all over the world try their hand writing a novel (50,000 words) in a month. It is my favorite thing. I’ve hit the goal… Continue reading National Novel Writing Month 2019: A Hinge Point
Life, the Universe, and I Learned Something This Weekend
Hello, World! After a year of silence, I have returned! And the return is triumphant indeed. This past weekend, I attended Life, the Universe, and Everything conference, and just like last year, I absolutely adored it! I got to meet so many wonderful people and some of my favorite authors as well-- *cough* Brandon Sanderson… Continue reading Life, the Universe, and I Learned Something This Weekend
In Which I Attend my First Literature Conference
In all my writing classes, we have talked about the importance of going to literature conferences. I've always wanted to go to one, but I have never been able to make the time due my whole life getting in the way. But this year, I manhandled my schedule into cooperation and I made the time… Continue reading In Which I Attend my First Literature Conference
Week One: Starting is Hard
Whew! First week of NaNoWriMo is over! So, how did it go? Did you manage to keep up with the word count? By the end of today, you should be reaching the 5,000 word mark. If you aren't there yet, don't give up! You can still catch up over the weekend! As you move onto… Continue reading Week One: Starting is Hard
Happy NaNo’s Eve!
One more day until NaNoWriMo, folks! Other than purchasing your newest version of Scrivener, what else are you doing to prepare for the marathon that will ensue? Are you gutting your work space to make room for new writing supplies? Have you put together the playlist for the long hours you will end up sitting… Continue reading Happy NaNo’s Eve!
NaNoWriMo: Pre-Season Prep
Calling all NaNo's! It's the middle of October, and it's time to start gearing up for NaNoWriMo next month! To celebrate, Literature and Latte is putting out a special trial version of their amazing Scrivener software! For all those who have not tried Scrivener, I just gotta say, it is the best writing program I… Continue reading NaNoWriMo: Pre-Season Prep
Camp NaNoWriMo: Week 2
The second week of NaNoWriMo is upon us! Now that the first week push is totally over (and motivation is waning, might I add), it's time to bring it back home and address all the things that currently might be standing in our way. I, for one, have started out pretty droopy. Even though I… Continue reading Camp NaNoWriMo: Week 2
Camp NaNoWriMo: A Kick in the Pants
Camp NaNoWriMo is upon us! And I am stoked! For all you Wrimo's out there who have not heard of Camp NaNo, I'd suggest you get out there and check it out! Basically, what we got going here is another chance at NaNo in a month maybe a little less hectic than our traditional November.… Continue reading Camp NaNoWriMo: A Kick in the Pants