In November I did my first true NaNoWriMo. I technically tried it out in high school, but only as an excuse to do a write-in overnight at my high school because I was a giant dork. And I definitely gave up less than halfway through. But last year I'd had an idea for a post-apocalyptic … Continue reading Editing my first novel!
Top Ten Tuesday was created by The Broke and the Bookish in June of 2010 and was moved to That Artsy Reader Girl in January of 2018. The topic this week is 10 authors that I discovered in 2018. This one is super easy for me because in 2018 I read more books than I ever have … Continue reading 10 authors that I discovered in 2018
When I originally thought of the premise for the novel I'm currently working on for NaNoWriMo, the age of one my main characters wasn't even really a choice. I knew it had to be someone just entering the workforce and dealing with the changes and sometimes letdowns that go with that period. And even though … Continue reading Why we need more New Adult books
Today's the day, folks! It's the start of NaNoWriMo. For those that aren't familiar, NaNoWriMo stands for National Novel Writing Month, and it's an event that challenges writers to write a 50,000 within the month of November. This is my first time doing it in about 10 years. I tried it back in high school, … Continue reading NaNoWriMo 2018 is here!
I didn't get as much reading done this week as I hoped (again), but I did get to read all last weekend, which was nice since it was the first really cold weekend of the season. NaNoWriMo Yesterday, I decided I'm officially doing NaNoWriMo, which I'm super pumped for. I was kind of toying with … Continue reading Weekly Update + NaNoWriMo + The Hate U Give Movie Review