What’s better than a weekend of books with your best friend? Well, nothing! Last weekend brought Book Con 2019 to NYC and I was lucky enough to go thanks to the lovely lady pictured below. While there were so many … Continue reading books, books, and more books!
Let’s get down to business. Have you ever heard of the Iceberg Illusion? Normally, when you think of icebergs, you think of… …but I am actually referring to this… It can be hard to be a writer sometimes. Don’t get … Continue reading what it really takes
Happy Sunday to all. I’m back! What have I been up to? Well, a lot! Here’s what’s happened in the last two weeks… These past few weeks have felt like a dream. 💭 I got engaged to the love of … Continue reading spring smiles
Tis the season for hot chocolate, Christmas music, and writing sessions. The past two months have been quite intense as I juggled my day job and a hefty list of writing goals. However, I am happy to report that I … Continue reading have yourself a merry little writing session
It’s been a month and a week since I finished the first draft of my novel. Since then, I’ve had a rough time adjusting to my revision schedule. I’m only about ten pages in after all this time. With that … Continue reading pasta & pencils
Once upon a time, Christine really needed a deadline. For writers that don’t have book contracts, it can be hard sometimes to stick to goals. Even when I am in the most motivated of moods, I still need a goal … Continue reading the tale of the self-imposed deadline
There are so many different ways to be a writer. Each one of us is unique in our processes. Sometimes the things that you’ve been doing forever work well, and other times everything falls flat. Today I found myself pressured … Continue reading is an outline right for your novel?
Sometimes it’s hard to admit, but we all have them. I’m talking about bad writing habits. Have you ever noticed something in your writing through editing or perhaps a critique group that made your head spin? Recently, I was lucky … Continue reading breaking bad writing habits
Yes. That’s how confident I am. Why? Well, it’s been one year since I started my novel. After several years of working solely on poetry, this time last year brought a novel idea, one that has been so exciting for … Continue reading dear February, I’m going to meet my writing goals
Why in the world haven’t I been blogging? Well, I can be quite forgetful…but don’t worry…I’m back! Why, you ask? National Novel Writing Month is just a few days away. My last CampNaNoWriMo attempt didn’t work out so well, but I have a feeling this one will! So, what have I been up to? For about two months, I’ve had a regimen of writing five pages a week. However, for the past two weeks I’ve been moving into a new place with my boyfriend. Higitus Figitus! It has been a blast! Lots of books to pack and move = less time for writing. …but now we … Continue reading national novel writing month is right around the corner