When You Need the Motivation to Keep Writing

This is in response to my post from a few months ago,  When The Ideas Won’t Cooperate which is about the struggles of writing. I wanted to say two things. (1) Thanks to all the people who commented on that post with motivation. It's good to know that there are other people out there who go through [...]


Nanowrimo 2017 Update (2)

Nanowrimo is two thirds done and I'm not sure if I'm going to be able to reach 50k. Although I really want to write the daily goals I need to reach to finish are over 3k every day and with all the homework I have I am not sure if that's really achievable.   Day [...]

NaNoWriMo Update (1)

We're 1/3 of the way through Nanowrimo!! My motivation is kind of dipping. I haven't written anything for the past two days because I've been busy and distracted and a bit sick. But I'm going to do heaps of writing over the weekend so you don't need to worry about me.   Day 1 - [...]


Nanowrimo Tips I Learnt in 2016

Nanowrimo is just around the corner (only a couple more days to go!) and it's made me reflect on my experiences last year in nanowrimo. I thought I'd pass on some tips I learnt from participating in my first nanowrimo, you probably know a few of them already but it can't hurt to have them [...]


I’m Participating in Nanowrimo; Are You?

We're half way through prep-tober and Nanowrimo is just around the corner. For those of you who don't know, nanowrimo or national novel writing month is when people try to write a novel (or 50 000 words) in the month of November. I participated last year and despite my stressfully high amount of school work [...]


When The Ideas Won’t Cooperate

I am really annoyed at writing right now so this is basically just a rant, but maybe you'll find it helpful, or at least you can share your frustration with me. Writing is hard okay. It can be so difficult. I recently finished Maggie Stiefvater's The Raven Cycle, and that series fills me with a burning [...]


Mid Camp Nanowrimo Check In

We're half way through the month, how crazy is that? The days have just flown by, but now seems like an appropriate time to check in with my camp nanowrimo goals and plans to see whether I have actually stuck to them. Hopefully by sharing this information with you all I will feel more motivated [...]