{THE LIEBSTER AWARD}

*gasp* Yes, I’m doing a tag! I figured it was about time. Riley tagged me a few weeks ago and since I like to get creative when I use tags, I’m also using Catherine‘s questions. A huge shoutout to them for tagging me for the Liebster Award! I’d highly encourage you to check out their wonderful blogs 😊   THE RULES ~ Thank the person who nominated you. ~ Answer the 11 questions they gave you. ~ Name 11 facts…

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{HOW DID YOU MEET WRITING?} the importance of your writing love story

Do you remember how you met writing?   I can recall the moment when I was six years old and walked up to my mom, saying, “I want to write a book.” I wish I could remember why I said that; instead, I remember having my mom help me write a story on construction paper and title it “The Hotel That Burned Down.”   After that, writing stories was always something I did. I didn’t think about it: I just…

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{EXCITING NEWS} critique services + the future

HELLO MY FRIENDS. Today I have a TON of exciting news and updates to share with you…so much that I had to put it into a blog post rather than a P.S. or a newsletter. A lot of this has been brewing in my busy little mind for a while and I’m SO PUMPED to finally tell you what’s happening.   Thus, I’m going to spend this whole post talking about 1) my exciting announcement *distant shrieking* and 2) my…

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{THEME} 5 tips for finding the right one

Finding the perfect theme for your novel is tough. For me, it usually takes days to figure out just what I want the theme of my novel to be (not to mention the plot *coughs* that’s impossible).   You might have heard me mentioning theme a ton this month in any writing updates I’ve given. I’ve spent a ton of time this January trying to narrow down the theme for Prison Zero, sharpen the theme for my short story, and…

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{DREAMS AND CALLINGS PART 3} the battle of patience

If you’ve been following my blog for a bit, you’ll notice that I’ve started a series that I add to at random—the Dreams and Callings series. I wrote the first part last July about how the best is yet to come, then I talked about surrender in September (yay, alliteration!). It seems I’ve begun a habit of writing a Dreams and Callings post every few months, because I here I am again, ready to write part three of who-knows-how-many.  …

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