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Bust Through Writer's Block Like a Boss With This One Simple Activity

The hardest part of writing is the writing part.

I’m not kidding. Getting started? Sometimes it feels impossible. And when you do start, sometimes you hit a wall. 1,129 more words

Back to School...

I am one of the many who decided to go back to school. My reason to pursue additional levels of education was in pursuit of a better job with a bigger paycheck. 289 more words

Lets Be Honest I Am Procrastinating

Finishing NaNoWriMo (and what I learned from it)

This past Saturday, I finished the first draft of my NaNoWriMo novel. It’s rough — as a first draft often is — and there are some holes I need to fill in, but overall, I’m thrilled with how it turned out, and proud to say I cranked out a first draft in under a month. 601 more words

Creative Writing

NaNoWriMo is Hard

Writing every day is a great way to get words on the page that you can fine tune later.

Since November 1 I’ve been participating in… 733 more words

Watershed Moments 3.0

My first NaNoWriMo - A thought a day

I first heard about NaNoWriMo years ago, before I had ever tried writing anything myself. I put it at the back of the filing cabinet in my mind and have since dreamt of one day challenging myself to write a 50,000 word first draft in one month. 664 more words

Creative Writing

Hey, Lawyers--Wanna Write a Novel in November? Sure You Do!

It’s almost November . . . and if you’re a lawyer longing to write your novel, that is great news. Aspiring lawyer-writers among you who have thought about a novel or other fiction for a while have likely heard of… 677 more words


Raevenly is Writing: More Micah

Things are progressing here, one painful inch at a time. I’m still unraveling motive and plot, but one things for sure: Micah and Drake are gonna hook up damnit. 155 more words

The Writings