I love writing, I truly do. So why does it sometimes feel like such a chore?! While I ruminate on blaming public school (because why not?) I want to share with you a couple of tools that have helped me stay focused and/or motivated. While writing: Write or Die If you're anything like me, the … Continue reading NaNoWriMo2017: My Tools of the Trade
They say to write every day. Well, I don't. But I want to.
I always figured that if the world was ending, you could find me playing Candy Crush. In my life, when I encounter strife, stress, sadness, or any combination of the three, I tend to take the quickest path to brain atrophy possible. TV or news won't work, because there's a chance of me hearing something … Continue reading Writing in the midst of chaos
You don’t have to immediately quit your job to become a writer. You need only to start writing. -Cheryl Strayed I started my morning with a cheerful read-in on Facebook. Most days, that's how my morning begins. A short drive or walk to work (often accompanied with a healthy dose of NPR and/or a book … Continue reading Read In, then Start Writing