You finish your first draft. You throw a party. You know there's still a long way to go, but you're proud of what you've achieved. And so, to keep the momentum going... You rest. How tempting is it to just jump right into the editing stage? As much as I'm a proponent of taking breaks, … Continue reading How to Give Your First Draft (and Yourself) a Break
Want to help me get a new desk chair? Check out the details in the donation box below the post and read my stories on Vocal! Happy Labor Day to those in the U.S.! Remember what I said last Monday about rest? Take that to heart today and let yourself have a truly well-deserved break. Eat … Continue reading Get a Head Start on Your Week
Want to help me get a new desk chair? Check out the details in the donation box below the post and read my stories on Vocal! It's Friday! Rejoice! To be completely transparent, I still haven't caught up with my blog post queue yet. I have two major work projects due today, plus another that I'm … Continue reading Have a Great Weekend!
Remember to follow my journey as I rewrite my YA novel for traditional publication! “Where was the blog post today?!” I hear you cry. Well…I’m sick. Again. Which means that my brain is barely functioning even after hours upon hours of sleep. Just about the only things I’ve been able to do are binge Series … Continue reading A Peaceful Weekend
Note: Today's the last day to vote for my 100 followers celebration! I'm also diving headlong into my journey of writing a novel in 3 months, which you can follow on Ko-fi! I'll admit, I'm tired. The last couple of months have been a rollercoaster for me. I've celebrated my first wedding anniversary with my … Continue reading It’s Not About Me
I’m heading out to explore some volcanos. Life’s been pretty hectic these past few months as my parents’ health continues to decline and obligations pile up. I’m good at not sweating the small stuff, but not everything can be ignored forever. Blogging Breaks seem to work miracles for me in avoiding burnout and reinvigorating my […]The … Continue reading Reblog: The Benefits of a Blogging Break by Myths of the Mirror