A Writer’s Tool Kit: Keeping a Dream Journal

It’s been a while since I’ve done an entry in my Writer’s Toolkit Series. You can read the other posts here and here. Today I’m going to be talking about something that I have been regularly doing as part of my writing process for years. I love dreams. I have always been a very lucid … Continue reading A Writer’s Tool Kit: Keeping a Dream Journal

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Choosing the Right Project for NaNoWriMo

It's Preptober! (If you're new to the whole NaNoWriMo world, Preptober is using the month of October to prepare for NaNoWriMo come November.) In my experience, having done 15 different NaNo and Camp NaNo sessions, I’ve found that choosing the correct project is a huge determinant of whether or not I will have a successful … Continue reading Choosing the Right Project for NaNoWriMo

From My Archives: A Childhood Story

Today, I'm moving away from the kinds of things I normally write to share a story I wrote while in my Grade 12 Creative Writing Class. The story itself is true. It is technically a piece of non-fiction writing, though I would clarify that some details were altered because my memory isn't up to par … Continue reading From My Archives: A Childhood Story

Writing for Your Writer’s Soul

Yesterday I had an experience I thought worth sharing. I had my first major day of classes yesterday, but during the day I had a three hour empty stretch. Since classes hadn’t started yet, there wasn’t any homework to do while waiting for my next class so I instead opened my laptop and started writing. … Continue reading Writing for Your Writer’s Soul

My Lingering Reflections From my 3Day Novels

For those of you who have been following my writing journey for longer than this blog has been around, you may remember a project I undertook in 2016. In fact, as of this posting, it has been exactly two years since the, dare I say, lifechanging project. I’ll set the scene. Chiante was young, she … Continue reading My Lingering Reflections From my 3Day Novels