• Fun Stuff,  NaNoWriMo

    Countdown To NaNo Post Roundup

    Ten days til NaNo. And that includes today. How do you feel? What do you think? Perhaps your goals for the upcoming month are pretty well solidified in your mind, or perhaps not. Maybe you know your plot and your characters and can even envision what that first scene will look like and maybe even have your first sentence ready in the holster… or maybe not. Wherever you are in your preparations, this list is ready to be by your side from now until November 30th. It’ll probably even cheer you across the finish line with pom-poms and noisemakers (can’t make…

  • NaNoWriMo,  Writing

    NaNo 2018 Prep Checklist! [PDF]

    The Countdown Begins GIF from Theendisnear GIFs Well, the beginning, rather. But… yeah. No, I’m not getting all deep and philosophical on ya here. It’s just NaNo. I… I feel like I talk about NaNo a lot… do I? OH…

  • Writing

    Writing Tips/Inspo Roundup, Part Two

    Check out part one here! I’m back with more tips, quotes and awesome ideas, right from the Pinterest feed of yours truly 😀 Click To View Pin #1: Writing Hooks I sometimes have a lot of trouble with first lines.…

  • Fun Stuff

    The Best Things About Fall, A to Z

    I’m baaaaaaaaaaack! 🙂 And I gotta tell ya: driving two hours from sand and shore to home, you really *feel* the temperature change. Like, down the shore we had the air on almost 24-7. Here, I can barely do anything…

  • Fun Stuff

    My Weekend In Photos

    Greetings from the Jersey Shore! 😀 I’m currently typing to you from a cozy little bungalow in quaint Seaside Heights, trying to soak up the last beautiful moments of summer. You know, before eventually being surrounded by changing leaves rather…

  • Writing

    5 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Started Writing

    Do you remember the first story you ever wrote? I do. The first time I broke down and said “screw it, I’m writing a story,” to borrow a phrase from an older post of mine. Good ol’ Vanessa and Germaine,…