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{REALM MAKERS 2017 HIGHLIGHTS} + internet hiatus

thank you Keturah and Tracy for being in my header graphic 😉 I’M BACK. You may have heard that I went to Realm Makers 2017 last weekend. I can honestly say that it was a major turning point, a giant stepping stone in my writing journey. Right now I can’t quite figure out what to say in this post. I mean, what happened at the conference was so much that I can’t put it into a single post that is…

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monthly wrap-ups, writing life

{CAMP NANO VLOG} i ramble about writing

if you know where I am bc of all the pictures, shhh don’t say 😉 HEY LOOK I DID MY FIRST VLOG. O.O On the first of the month, I opened up a survey for you to ask ALL the questions about my writing, and I answered them in the video below. YES I ACTUALLY TALKED. #introvertaccomplishments The video ran a little long, but I managed to cut off about ten minutes (in other words, I rambled for a half…

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writing life

It’s A Journey

picture from pinterest Life seems to be a lot about destinations. You know, finish high school. Graduate college. Get married. Retire. Or, on a smaller level: finish that book, get through that school year, make it to that date. That’s why people have bucket lists, I guess. So they can cross off important events in their lives that they’ve accomplished. It does feel good to cross everything off your list. I use lists a lot, and I know the feeling.…

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life, writing life

6 MONTH BLOGVERSARY: What I’ve Learned From Being A Blogger

I’ve been blogging for six months. That doesn’t feel right. I feel like I’ve been doing this forever, but six months actually isn’t a long time. To celebrate the halfway point to my one year blogversary, I’ve thought back on the past months and put together a post of all the things I’ve learned from being a blogger. 1. COMMUNITY IS IMPORTANT FOR EVERY WRITER. If you’re an extrovert, you’re probably screaming “of course! why would it not be?!?” But if…

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writing life

When You Have To Wait

Just admit it: you don’t like to wait. No one does. Waiting is just… waiting. And patience doesn’t come easily to any flawed human (but if it does to you, please tell me your secrets in the comments). (but don’t comment on how ironic this post is, because I’m asking you guys to wait until the 22nd for my next post.) So today, I’m going to talk about the hardest thing for writers: waiting to write. And not just procrastinating,…

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