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How to Use a Kanban Board to Organize Your Writing

Last year, I started looking up different ways to be more productive with my writing. I got lost in a myriad of books about creativity, increasing word count, and organization. My obsession got worse when I discovered the Instagram planner … Continue reading

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Shutting Down for 2018

This year for Christmas, my grandma really wanted to have a talent show. It’s been her dream for the last two years, and this time the entire family complied. We had everything from a lecture on 6 different ways to … Continue reading

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How Do You Use NaNoWriMo?

It’s November and NaNoWriMo is in full swing! If you aren’t aware, NaNoWriMo is short for National Novel Writing Month. For the entire month of November, writers all over the world are sitting down and challenging themselves to write 50,000 … Continue reading

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Cell Phones and Creativity: The Balance of Technology

I live for the last four months of the year. The transition to cooler weather does something magical, making me feel more in tune with my body and mind. Due to all the extra sparkly connectivity, I’m usually at my … Continue reading

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How Writing is Like Sea Glass

My husband and I win the gold medal for Failing Vacations. One night into our “staycation” we descended for a hard-earned Green Arrow binge night only to find our basement completely flooded. Another time, a four-wheeler fell on my head—no, … Continue reading

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Debut Life Lessons: Reflections on a Debut Year

Last week I hit my first grand author milestone (besides, you know, the one about publishing a book.) I officially hit my one-year mark of being a published author! WHEN PLANETS FALL has been on sale for an entire year. … Continue reading

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How To Find Joy In Your Writing After Deadline Burnout Part 2

In my last post, I talked about how I was trying a new way of bringing joy back into my writing and fighting burnout by working every day on a project completely unrelated to my contracted SMP work, the sequel … Continue reading

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