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{NANO PIT STOP #3} creativity is fragile

  Creativity is fragile. Going into the last weeks of nano (gosh, the month is flying by :P), I want to talk about how to protect Creativity (for the purposes of this post, I’m going to refer to creativity with a capital C)   First, understand that Creativity is not a muscle. It’s not something you flex and strengthen. It doesn’t get sore. It’s not like working out, and when your body starts to ache, you know that if you…

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inspire, life, writing life

{NANO PIT STOP #2} 5 ways to make nano less stressful

Hello my frens, and welcome to the second post in my nanowrimo 2017 series! I hope you all thrived this week writing? Hmm…. *squints* At least survived?   Anywho, today I challenge you with a question:   How can nano be less stressful?     For basically every writer, nanowrimo is a synonym for stress. It means writing in the car, after midnight, while doing laundry and doing homework and consuming a ton of caffeine because you don’t have time…

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writing life

{NANO PIT STOP #1} 40 ways to celebrate the start of nano

HAPPY NATIONAL NOVEL WRITING MONTH, MY FRENS! Every writer’s favorite/worst favorite time of year has arrived at last, and we have approximately twenty-six (and a half) days left until we can sleep again.   Heh.   But that’s not what this post is about! There are a lot of cons about nano (no sleep, rushed schedule, etc.) but this November I’m planning a post series on how to keep you positive, motivated, excited, and focused on your novel. So what…

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writing life

{OCTOBER WRAP-UP}

  October is over. Only two more months are left in 2017. I can’t believe I’m saying that because it seems like yesterday when I last wrote a blog post about it. But here I am, writing a cheesy intro, wondering how this month flew by so quickly.     WRITING   I’m just going to say: writing this month was rough.   I spent hours slogging through the first draft of When Real Lies. It was an emotional roller…

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monthly wrap-ups

{BLOG TOUR} february fairy blog launch

  Hey all! Today I’m taking part in a blog tour for the launch of Ella Marie’s blog, February Fairy.   I LOVE interviewing other bloggers, so I’ll be interviewing her here, then you’ll get all the links for where more awesomeness is going on. <3     Welcome, Ella! It’s great to have you here. First things first: what inspired you to start your blog?   My older sister, Sarah.  She had a blog for a little while, but…

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