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First Draft Finished!

I interrupt my usually scheduled posts (... Who an I kidding?) to say I have officially finished writing my first ever first draft for the story I was writing! WOOOOOOOOOOOO! I started out during NaNoWriMo in November (posts about it here and here) then wrote one chapter a month until now. Nine months after I… Continue reading First Draft Finished!

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Mid Year Goals – How am I doing?

It's July! Where is the year going? It seems like only a couple weeks ago that I made my new years goals for the year but here we are six months later. I thought it would be good time check in with them (no point making goals if you forget all about them).   Writing… Continue reading Mid Year Goals – How am I doing?

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WIP Revelations – Writing Tag

I saw this over on twitter and I really enjoyed reading through the questions. The tag is hosted by @ScarletteWilder on twitter. Instead of posting an answer a day throughout the month of June on twitter like you're supposed to, I thought it would make a good blog post instead. I don't talk about writing that… Continue reading WIP Revelations – Writing Tag

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A Look Inside My Notebooks

I have three notebooks and a calendar in a pile next to my bed and I thought I would do a post about them. And by that, what I actually mean is: I finally got the nerve up to do a post about them because they are a mess and everyone else's notebooks are always pretty… Continue reading A Look Inside My Notebooks

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Looking Backward

This is first half of my Looking Forward, Looking Backwards posts. The one focusing on the coming year will be up in a couple of days but for now, this is a look back at how 2016 was for me (hint= really quite good). This might be quite a long post as I think this might… Continue reading Looking Backward