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Week One of NaNoWriMo

Word Count: 5,636 Where It’s Supposed To Be: 11,667 Words Per Day to Finish On Time: 1,849 I took the weekend off and I’m still writing/ editing today. Thoughts So this week I’ve really been trying to reread and rewrite. … Continue reading

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It’s NaNoWriMo Season

Hello everyone! I haven’t published a blog post in a really long time but I hope to change that with weekly reports on my writing progress this NaNoWriMo season. For those who don’t know what NaNoWriMo is, see my blog … Continue reading

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Time Capsule

Over the years I have written in half-filled journals, my pen filled with worry and excitement and frustration. It’s my personal time capsule. Today someone posted about their impending graduation and  I remembered that almost one year ago I graduated college. I … Continue reading

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Five Benefits to Reading More

“A book is made from a tree. It is an assemblage of flat, flexible parts (still called “leaves”) imprinted with dark pigmented squiggles. One glance at it and you hear the voice of another person, perhaps someone dead for thousands … Continue reading

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Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon

If you’re looking for a quick read about a girl doomed to live in the bubble of her own home due to a rare disease, look no further than Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon. “Sometimes I reread my favorite books … Continue reading

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All The Bright Places by Jennifer Niven

Fair Warning: Get the tissues ready. I’m a naturally huge crier by nature so maybe you’ll hold it together better than I did by the end of this book but I was a full 10 pages of tears. The book … Continue reading

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Soundless by Richelle Mead

In Soundless,  Richelle Mead creates a world where sound is lost and everyone is just trying to get by. What happens when the people in the village start to lose their sight as well? When the world is black, what … Continue reading

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What I Learned Freelance Writing

Let me tell you a story. It’s been six months since I walked across the graduation stage. That day I was panicked, nervous, and moving to Texas. The nervous, oh shit moment had been building all year knowing that on … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo Prep- I’m Trying Something New

For those who don’t know- NaNoWriMo stands for National Novel Writing Month. Every November nerds gather in Panera’s across the country for weekly write-ins and forums fill up with the best world building strategies and support networks. Last year, in … Continue reading

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What The Eiffel Tower Is Really Like

The image of the Eiffel Tower is one of the most recognized images in the world. An estimated 6.9 million people visit the tower each year with 19,000 estimated for every day. That’s a lot of people. Paris is seem … Continue reading

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