Preparing for NaNoWriMo is easier said than done, because it all depends on will power.
It's time to celebrate! If you didn't know, Writer's Digest (a wonderful magazine for writers) holds writing competitions every year. They have all sorts of categories, and I had been playing with the idea of entering for quite some time. Last year, I finally decided to go for it, and submitted an entry for their… Continue reading Writer’s Digest Honorable Mention
Next time a wiser person than yourself tells you to stop what you’re doing and enjoy the time of life you’re in because before you know it, it will vanish, please believe them. I don’t exactly consider myself a wise person, but even I, with all the years I have yet to live, can see… Continue reading Don’t Let Life Happen To You
I love New Year’s resolutions. No, I don’t always keep them, and sure, most of them are neglected by mid-February. But… Oh yes, there’s a ‘but’ in there. A big one. It doesn’t matter how much I fail in keeping them, I still love them. I love thinking about them, I love making new ones… Continue reading Failing New Year’s Resolutions Isn’t a Bad Thing
Feelings suck sometimes, especially the bad ones. They mess with your head, with your confidence, with your optimism. They can wreck havoc in as little as a few minutes, and if left unattended they will rain disappointment and frustration over your head like a cartoon cloud. They are also good, necessary, even if you hate… Continue reading Emotions: A Writer’s Best Fuel
It certainly has been a while, hasn’t it? I’ve been struggling with keeping up on my posts, wanting to share thoughts, and not quite finding the time to do so. After receiving feedback from my beta readers a few months back, I locked myself inside a novel-editing-only mental room and I am barely emerging from… Continue reading The Dreadful Outline