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September 2017

{SEPTEMBER WRAP-UP} i moved + vlog ideas

(aka…life starts again)   I want to say something really profound here but nothing comes to mind xD All I can say is life is picking up speed and happening and it’s really beautiful.   (if you noticed something different about the blog—hold on. I’ll get to that)     WRITING   September was an interesting month for writing. I started the first draft of my new WIP, When Real Lies, only to get halfway through and realize I hated…

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{WRITERS AND AUTUMN} 7 reasons why we’re the perfect match

  HAPPY AUTUMN *throws leaves in the air* I’m sorry, my summer-loving friends, but the season of falling leaves, nippy winds, and delicious scents has finally arrived!   It has come to my attention during my near-year of blogging that a lot of writers say autumn is their favorite season, myself including. So today, in honor of the first day of fall, I’m revealing the seven reasons why writers and autumn are often the perfect match. (if you’re a writer…

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writing life

{INTERVIEW WITH RILEY ALINE}

Today I’m doing an interview swap with the wonderful Riley Aline! I’m interviewing her here, and she’s interviewing me over on her blog.  You can check it out HERE.   Riley is an awesome writer friend of mine who recently published her first book. She has the most AMAZING Instagram account ever, and I’ve flailed with her about characters and other writerly stuff (like K.M. Weiland’s podcasts) many times.   Here is her official bio:       Riley Aline…

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guest posts

{DREAMS AND CALLINGS PART 2} surrender

  Surrender has always perplexed me. I mean, how do you just…stop fighting. Stop trying. Give up—willingly. It’s like one of those trust test things, where you’re blind folded and have to fall back into someone.   I like to pull lessons out of things that happen in my life. And for the past month, I’ve been thinking: what have I learned from changing WIPs? What…what was God trying to teach me there? (a necessary thing to figure out if…

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inspire

{SUMMER WRAP-UP} i’m back + photo dump

HELLO I’M BACK *waves* I missed you all so much last month! But I did have a blast with my family and just being out and about and living. Taking a blogging break every once in a while is needed 🙂 Anyway, a TON has happened since I was last blogging, so I’m going to kick off my fall blogging  with a recap of the summer + a billion photos. MY SUMMER BUCKET LIST: Hike into Yosemite Valley Ride some…

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