I'm participating in NaNoWriMo this year and I'm SO excited but pretty scared! Last year was my first time participating in NaNo and it was a pretty GOOD experience considering I managed to write 50k...of trash! But like, I DID IT. I was incredibly proud of myself and I want to do it again this… Continue reading An Introduction to my new WIP – NaNoWriMo incredibly soon + characters, excitement and aesthetics!!
I go through different stages of writing which range from "this is all TrAsH" & "I LOVE writing!" Which I'm sure every writer goes through. Sometimes we hate our work and put ourselves down and swear to NEVER write another word again! And other times we're just typing away furiously and wistfully reading over our work.… Continue reading The Rising Author Tag // crafting my characters, why i love writing + snippets!!
So it's time to see how successful I was and prepare myself for a hopefully epic 2018! The year is already over?! WHEN DID THIS HAPPEN?! I swear it was 2016 like 2 minutes ago. I am NOT ready for 2018 but also really glad that 2017 is going to be over! Like, I am… Continue reading Did I Achieve my 2017 Goals? + My 2018 resolutions (my year in review!)
I DID IT! I WON! I DID THE THING! I WROTE A NOVEL! I WOULD NOW LIKE TO GO AND LIVE IN A HOBBIT HOLE AND NAP AND NEVER RETURN! I AM DEAD! POSSIBLY! ARRANGE MY FUNERAL! I don't think i am making any sense I don't know if I ever will again. RIP MY SANITY… Continue reading I won NaNoWriMo! + Q&A + What I Learned + Here are those Snippets You Demanded ft. a screaming, insane and extremely tired penguin (aka me)
SURPRISE! I'm talking about my writing! Which I hardly ever do. I haven't talked about my writing...in over a month? WHICH IS LIKE SCARY OKAY. But to be fair, I haven't been doing much writing. Yeah, I've been just frolicking about eating ice cream and climbing trees and eating blueberries whilst cracking eggs and flipping pancakes… Continue reading I Rave Endlessly about my NaNoWriMo Novel ( magical realism, darkness and Germany included) // Beautiful Books
"My writing sucks!" says every writer ever. Because we make jokes about how stupid our writing is. And we laugh at the number of words we've written. And we dismiss compliments about our work because we think they're lies. BECAUSE WE TELL OURSELVES WE ARE NOT GOOD WRITERS. WE PUT OURSELVES DOWN SO MUCH. WE DON'T… Continue reading 7 Steps to Loving Your own Writing (yes, it’s possible!!)
Can we just Appreciate the Amazing Alliteration up there? Thanks! AND OF COURSE, I AM A WRITER. I write. Like um..words and stuff. And i like stationery. So there. MY TWITTER BIO is words. See proof. So hello, i'm starting a mini writing series called 'IN AND INKSHELL' which is basically a writerly update thing.… Continue reading IN AN INKSHELL #1 // Strange Spellings, Sharing Scary Snippets & Sandwiches.