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Dealing With Imposter Syndrome As A Writer

What is a writer? This is what pops up when you Google it: Are you a writer? According to the dictionary, if you haven’t published anything, don’t write for work, or aren’t known for writing in a specific way, you’re not a writer. But that’s not true! If you regularly write stories, poetry, essays, or […]

I Won NaNoWriMo 2021

On November 30th, 2021, I won National Novel Writing Month! The Stats As you can see, I started off strong. On the first day, I was ready to go. I wrote for an hour at midnight, a couple of hours in the morning, and again later in the evening. I wrote a total of 3,550 […]

NaNoWriMo Writing Tips: How to Move the Plot Forward

At some point during NaNoWriMo, you’re probably going to find yourself in a plot hole. Maybe your story is stuck in time, moving too quickly, or it doesn’t make any sense. Now what? The clock is ticking, and the days left in November are dwindling. You have to do something about it! I’ve come up […]

You Should Attempt NaNoWriMo

NaNoWriMo, National Novel Writing Month, is an insanely ambitious undertaking for most writers. You should do it. But wait, isn’t that the thing where you try to write an entire novel in just one month? Yes, it is. It seems like a daunting task, but I think it’s an endeavor that every writer should take […]

How to Decide If a Blog Niche Is Right For You

Starting a blog is easy with the right tools. Finding that perfect blog niche, however, is the tough part. You might have a topic that you’re passionate about, but can you stick with it for a long time? It can be hard to tell. I recently started a new blog called Where Plants Go to […]

How to Push Through Writer’s Block

If you write, I’m sure you’re well-acquainted with dear old Writer’s Block. He shows up when you don’t want him to and stays way past his welcome. So rude, right? It feels like I’ve always been well-acquainted with writer’s block. Whether it was essays for classes or writing for fun, there was always something trying […]

4 Reasons Why It’s So Hard to Start Writing

You know how hard it is to start writing. Although I will be specifically talking about writing in this post, I think this difficulty of beginning can apply to any project. You have an idea, you think it through, you promise yourself you’ll start it tomorrow, and then tomorrow never comes because you keep putting […]

Why I Loved My Minor More Than My Major

Happy 2020! I hope you’re all having a great start to this new year. This week I decided to reflect on my college education and talk about why I ended up being more partial toward my minor. backstory It was 2015 when I started going to college. I wasn’t sure what I wanted to study […]

You Can’t Always Plan Life

Merry Christmas, and happy holidays! I am a huge fan of Christmas. It has been and will always be my favorite holiday. I’ll admit I’m not feeling as “holly jolly” as I’d like to be this year, but life happens sometimes and changes your plans. I’m also a huge planner. Throughout high school and college, […]