camp nanowrimo

UPDATE: Camp NaNoWriMo

I’ve been extremely productive as a writer since I finished my undergrad. This newfound productivity makes me feel less like I’m spinning my wheels, even if I’m still looking for traction. Because I believe in positive reinforcement and in trying to be nice to myself, I pat myself on the back for working hard and getting a lot done. I think I might be turning into a slight workaholic, but that’s okay with me at this stage. Continue reading

words for great beginnings

5 Words for Great Beginnings

We don’t think of fall as a time for beginnings, except perhaps as the beginning of the end. It’s a mild season set between two harsh ones, the last of which is winter: the cold, dark sleep. But this year, as summer ends and we all gear up to face another season, another semester, another year, I encourage you to think of autumn, or any season, as an opportunity for a new start. And then, while we wait for NaNoWriMo to come along, take your newfound outlook and these very fitting words and do something with them. Continue reading