Plan Your Year for Success

Hello lovelies. Welcome back to the blog. Today I want to go over goal setting for the new year. I know I've gone over this for short term planning before, but I want to give you a way to plan your entire year realistically so that in December of 2021 you can look back and know you accomplished something.

Build a Writing Community

Hello Lovelies, and welcome back to the blog. We are at the end of the first week of NaNoWriMo and I am keeping a double pace so far. Whether you are writing novels this November or not, one of the things I most enjoy about doing NaNoWriMo is the sense of community you get when doing this crazy challenge.

Word Count Tracker for 2021 (+ Bonuses)

Hello Lovelies! I have a new free form for you to use. Back in 2014 I was looking for a way to chronicle my writing journey and to quantify how much work I was getting done in my writing. I made a super basic word count tracker, and used it for about five years. Then, I decided my basic, ugly word count tracker wasn't easy to copy from year to year and didn't differentiate between the types of writing projects I was completing. So I set out to completely redesign my word count tracker from the ground up. Thus, my latest and greatest creation. A better word count tracker!

NaNoWriMo. What’s the Hype About?

Hey lovelies, you've heard of NaNoWriMo by now, right? If you haven't participated or have heard it being tossed around in the writing community but have no clue what it is, I got you, sib. This post starts the first in a series of posts for what we like to call the crazy prep month before November, also known as #PrepTober.

5 Podcasts For Writers

Last week we talked about some movies about writers, and this week I wanted to jump into the mix with some Podcasts which are by writers, for writers, and which I recommend and listen to almost daily. Writing Excuses (Brandon Sanderson, Mary Robinette Kowal, Howard Tayler, Daniel Wells) Writing Excuses is a podcast hosted by …

Three Tips to Prepare for NaNoWriMo Like a Boss (Updated for 2020)

Hello, Lovelies! For those of you just tuning in, November is the National Novel Writing Month, and if you were thinking about participating in NaNoWriMo this year, I have some pretty good tips on how to prepare yourself for success. I have no small amount of knowledge of NaNoWriMo, because for about three years, I …