About Writing, Inspirational Musings, Lessons from Writers

Patience and Failure: A Lesson by John Milton

Patience is our best weapon against failure, because failure has no way of fighting against the steady stream of a consistent heart. Heartache is a universal experience. We all know how it feels, and we all know it can come into our lives at any time—and through a variety of avenues. Recently, I came across… Continue reading Patience and Failure: A Lesson by John Milton

About Writing, Learning the Craft, NaNoWriMo, Outlining

4 Tips for NaNoWriMo Success

I will be the first one to admit that before last November I was never consistent enough in any of my previous NaNoWriMo years to even come close to the monthly goal of  writing 50,000 words. So much so in fact, that in the past, I never even bothered logging in to my input my… Continue reading 4 Tips for NaNoWriMo Success

About Life, About Writing, Inspirational Musings

Quitting Never Amounts to Anything. So Keep Writing.

Several months back, as I began to write this post (yes it took that long to finish #mylife), I was sitting on a drenched table, next to a swimming pool, at the hotel from where we were eagerly waiting for our new home to be finished, listening to my five year-old asking me to count… Continue reading Quitting Never Amounts to Anything. So Keep Writing.

Markram Battles, News & Events

Writer’s Digest Honorable Mention

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