I cannot believe it is already 2019. November and December flew by for me with final assignments and exams, and like a lot of other things in my life, I had to press pause on my blog. I’m excited to be back with this post, and I’m even more excited for the coming year. Today … Continue reading 2018 Year in Review
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
For as long as I can remember, I have wanted to be the kind of person that journals. And for as long as I can remember, and have evidence of, I start a journal intending to write everyday only to abandon the habit and journal in less than a week. At some point I came … Continue reading Am I Future Chiante?
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
Roughly six years ago, I took the first big step into becoming the writer I am today. I started writing my first novel. Today, I’m reflecting on my process as a new writer and how its been shaped since that first novel. I loved the first book I ever wrote. In fact, it is my … Continue reading How I’ve Grown as a Writer Since My First Novel