Why I’m Studying History instead of English

I’m a student. I’m in my second year of a BA in History. And as much as I lowkey love the idea of becoming a historian, the real reason I chose the history program is because I’m a writer.Now, I’ve had lots of people ask me why I’m not in the English program if my … Continue reading Why I’m Studying History instead of English

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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

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

The Influence of Reading on My Camp NaNo Project

I just finished my Camp NaNoWriMo novel, and in this novel in particular I was able to notice something that I’m sure happens in my other works, but I’ve never really paid attention to until now. You may recall my recent goal to read 15 books before the end of the year as a way … Continue reading The Influence of Reading on My Camp NaNo Project

Last Minute Camp NaNo Prep Checklist

The countdown is on to finish any Camp NaNoWriMo prep. Here’s my last minute checklist for Camp NaNoWriMo prep! Create a one sentence summary This will give your project focus and allow you to take your complex story and get it down in one thought. July is basically just expanding that sentence by 50,000 words. … Continue reading Last Minute Camp NaNo Prep Checklist