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If no one ever reads it, have I really even written it?


I don’t know why I write. Wait, maybe I do. It’s therapeutic, it’s enjoyable, it entertains people, it gives me something to do … but none of this is truly… 1,421 more words

Real Life

Christmas Break

Five months of exams, tests, quizzes, and reading tidbits of information about the Civil War. And finally, it is over. The first semester is over and I could not be happier. 77 more words


Re-plotting Update

I’ve been writing out notes but today is the day I buckle down and really get to the business of re-plotting the middle grade story. I already have the beginning and ending (hopefully) that I want. 160 more words


Where Did the Month Go?

I am terribly sorry I have been so horrible at writing post this month. Things are a little crazy and hectic and busy. Oh my! Some days I feel like my head is going to spin off. 473 more words

About An Hour Ago

I barely remember the journey to work, although my colleagues later told me that I must have driven myself there under my own steam. I don’t remember getting out of the car or sitting on the stairs and crying my eyes out, but I must have done. 475 more words

Aspiring Writer

Brief Update

I am re-plotting my middle grade fairy story. It was originally my nanowrimo project. After the excitement of winning nano wore off I looked over it and realized that I had melded two separate stories together. 120 more words


Don't forget your notebook

I took a few days off work to spend some time writing, and wrangle the kids on my own for a couple days. Naturally, since I’ve got all that quiet time during school, I’m doing virtually everything, but writing. 440 more words

Writing Process