Writing Tips

NaNoWriMo Week Two–The Worst Week

If you’re participating in NaNoWriMo this year, then you’ll know exactly what I’m talking about.  About two weeks ago, before this all started, we were all filled with both excitement and dread.  We were all going to write our own novels and reach that goal of 50,000 words.  We didn’t know how, and many of us secretly doubted that we could do it.  Then week … Continue reading NaNoWriMo Week Two–The Worst Week

Why Aspiring Authors Shouldn’t Major in English

This article was originally posted on Insatiable Booksluts. Do you want to be a writer when you grow up?  I know I do.  When I was in high school trying to decide on a college and a major, English seemed like the perfect subject to study.  After all, English is the language I would be writing in, right?  Looking back, I think I made a … Continue reading Why Aspiring Authors Shouldn’t Major in English

Writing Tips

NaNoWriMo Prep

I mentioned in my most recent metablog that I’m getting ready for NaNoWriMo, which starts in just a few days.  I never realized it before, but there is a pretty big community of writers who are participating.  Several of my friends, my blogger/Twitter buddies, and even a few of my coworkers are planning to participate.  The closer November gets, the more excited I am about … Continue reading NaNoWriMo Prep