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On Writing

Breaking Writer’s Block

Writer’s block. Arguably one of the greatest banes of a writer’s life. It doesn’t care what kind of a writer you are, how many books or articles or whatever you’ve written. It doesn’t care how long you’ve been practicing your craft. It lurks in the shadows for the right moment to strike. Personally, writer’s block… Continue reading Breaking Writer’s Block

Writing Events

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

Writing Events

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

A Day In The Life

Graduate Doldrums

Three weeks and a day since I graduated with my degree in Creative Writing. Three weeks and a day. I wish I could say I have something to show for it, like a publication acceptance letter or something, but nothing much else has happened since the big day. I've read a few books, mastered the… Continue reading Graduate Doldrums

On Writing

Character Withdrawls

I'd like to dedicate this post to my characters Adam Johnson and Mike Michaelson, two important people in my life that I have neglected for the past three months. I feel like a horrible person. Getting back into my writing groove following my Study Abroad in France and the commencement of Fall Semester has been… Continue reading Character Withdrawls

Writing Events

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