My First Novel Journey, Random Thoughts, Random Posts

Searching for Balance

It's been almost a year since I last wrote... I mean, is anyone surprised? I've been... Learning and adapting to my (no longer new) job. COMPLETING THE FIRST DRAFT OF MY NOVEL. All 124, 272 words. This is easily my proudest accomplishment to date. Winning NanoWriMo 2018. I decided to enter this contest (?) competition… Continue reading Searching for Balance

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My First Novel Journey, Random Thoughts, Random Posts

Quarterly Goal Reflection

I'd like to say this was the first time I've set goals and achieved them all, but sadly, I only achieved a couple. Unfortunately, I didn't achieve any of my writing goals. However, I did make serious progress on my outline. I was looking for my post where I shared my quarterly goals for last… Continue reading Quarterly Goal Reflection

Random Thoughts, Random Posts

Mother’s Day

Usually I update on my goals, but because of this special day and my less-than great progress on those goals, I'm going to choose to do otherwise. Today is Mother's Day! I'm the furthest thing away from being a mother possible. With tons of student debt, a boyfriend who may or may not fear commitment… Continue reading Mother’s Day

My First Novel Journey, Random Thoughts, Random Posts

It’s OK to Dream Big

I'm part of a fabulous, large writing community on social media. I adore each and every one of them and how they positively pollute my news feed with the energy I need to sometimes stay motivated when the writing gets tough. If it wasn't for these like-minded, determined, artistic individuals who love literature and writing as… Continue reading It’s OK to Dream Big

My First Novel Journey

A Change of Pace & Novel Update

It has been a while since I blogged. I tried running a lifestyle blog while writing a novel... it didn't work. I discovered that in order to run a lifestyle blog you have to actually do things. Frivolous spending doesn't happen for me anymore, making it difficult to do things worth blogging about. Except for the occasional… Continue reading A Change of Pace & Novel Update