The Problem With Wanting to Finish Your Novel

I've been writing on and off for the past two years, and I have read countless articles about how to keep writing and get that book done. And I think we all fall into the trap of thinking that getting the book done as soon as possible is the aim. I feel like the reaction drummed into [...]

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January Wrap Up & February TBR

Sorry this is late, I forgot to write this post earlier and now I'm working on limited sleep. So let's review what I've been up to this month. I was on school holidays the whole of this month (I actually go back today) I had to do a bunch of homework but I really wasn't [...]

November Wrap Up and December TBR

This is probably going to be quite short because I have exams next week ahhhhhhhh. I feel quite unprepared and unmotivated, it's the end of the year and it's getting quite humid and warm here in Australia so I just want to laze around and do nothing. Unfortunately there's still a little while do go yet. [...]

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 - [...]

October Wrap Up and November TBR

October has gone past crazily fast, and I've done a lot less reading than I planned. Now it's time to look back on the craziness and see what's been going on. Also can I just say that I love writing wrap ups? They help me realise how quickly time is passing. I briefly caught up [...]