Hey all. I hate to keep doing this, but school absolutely has to come first. This hiatus will last at least two weeks, possibly more. I just have an overwhelming amount of work to do, and this blog has to go on the back burner. Thank you for understanding.
Hi all! I know that this will be a very cliche post, but I wanted to spread some positive energy on my blog. Today is Thanksgiving in the United States, and let me tell you, I have a lot to be thankful for. With the stress of school and the election results weighing down on … More Positive Vibes: What I’m Thankful For
Hi, everyone. I’m sorry to take another week off of blogging, but I have a take-home exam that is taking much longer than expected, so I’m going to use the time to work on that. My grades come before this blog, and I’m sorry it has to be that way. Have a good rest of … More Take-Home Exam Nightmare (No Post)
Hi everyone. I wish I had something happy and lighthearted to post today, but this has been a very rough week for me. For starters, I found out that I need to find housing for my last semester of college, which will prove to be very difficult in my city. Secondly, I watched with horror … More No Post Today
Many people in the writing community started NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) on Tuesday. For those of you who don’t know, NaNoWriMo takes place every November and encourages people to get writing. The overall goal of the month is to write 50,000 words, which comes down to writing about 1,667 words per day. You’re also … More NaNoWriMo and Outlines
(Warning: this post may or may not have spawned from me having rediscovered my favorite Barbie movies from when I was a kid. Don’t judge me.) The Mary Sue is something that we as writers try to avoid at all costs. For those of you who don’t know, a Mary Sue is a character that … More Children’s Media and the Mary Sue
Midterms have got me down, man. Like, way down. Also, I’m rehearsing for a musical that opens in less than 2 months (which is terrifying), I’m doing planning for my RA job, and I’m trying not to stress too hard about the future. All of this takes up a ton of time, in addition to … More Re-Igniting the Writing Spark