Hello! It has been a while. I’ve been meaning to sit down and write this blog for weeks now, but I have been more than distracted with writing my second book, finishing up the creation of a coloring book, and drawing. Did I mention I have been working on things for small businesses? I’m anContinue reading “Mind Maps: Do they really work?”
Happy December! I hope that NaNoWriMo went well for you this year! Comment below on how it National Novel Writers Month went for you this year! Let’s face it getting feedback on your piece of work is difficult. Anyone who tells you that criticism, even if constructive, is easy to hear is a liar. HearingContinue reading “Getting Feedback from Beta Readers”
I want to start this off by saying… HAPPY NaNoWriMio! Enjoy these last weeks of writing nonstop. P.S. Take breaks. Your brain will thank you. You may now proceed to the article. 3….2…1 In my time as a writer, I have done one thing that I believe we should avoid as writers or people. TheContinue reading “What to AVOID as a Writer”
Blogs need to be written. Art needs to be colored. Laundry needs to be folded. FOOD NEEDS TO BE EATEN. Just a 4 sentence look into my life as a aspiring writer, artist, wife, friend, and food lover.
I have gotten to the point in my life where I want to do things that to better myself as a person and propel myself forward in my career. Maybe you find yourself there as well.
So you’re writing a book. You have decided that the images and stories in your head need to be expressed and given to the world as a gift. I applaud you. Writing out your ideas in the form of a book can be super stressful and exciting.
I cannot tell you how many times, I have written and deleted just to write and delete again as the stress of writing something amazing overtook me. Sometimes it still overtakes me and I end up taking 2 weeks to finish half a chapter. I’m looking at you chapter 7. In my defense, I already wrote and finished it, but I went back to rework it to make it better…..
For days, months, even years you sit there with an unfinished version of your brain child. You look between the misspelled words, comma splices, and run-on sentences of your first few chapters wondering if it will ever be good enough as you desperately do the type delete, type delete dance to get to that last page.