Why Writing a First Book Is the Hardest Thing Ever

Writing a book is hard. And writing a first book is even harder. Here are 5 reasons why it is the hardest thing ever.

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4 Things I Learned From Participating in Nanowrimo

Ever since I was a little girl, my biggest dream was to get a book published. Ever since I was little, I have always enjoyed writing. I have always had so many ideas running wild inside my head. I had an overactive imagination, but no way to organize all of my thoughts. My ideas were […]

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How To Overcome Blogger’s Block

Just imagine this: you are sitting at your desk staring at a blank word processor document. Your head is in your hands. Your head feels ridiculously heavy. You go back and forth between one idea and the next. But somehow each one doesn’t seem good enough. Sound familiar? This is a scenario that I experienced […]

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How I Wrote 6000 Words on the First Day of Nanowrimo

On the first day of Nanowrimo, my true love gave to me words a bounty. On the first day of Nanowrimo, I wrote 6000 words. Well, 6026 to be exact. That’s pretty good considering that the minimum word quota is 1667, but it’s not the best. I have always been in awe of those who […]

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3 Reasons Why You Should Plan Your Nanowrimo Novel

I have done Nanowrimo — or, National Novel Writing Month — five times in the past. Some years I have been a plotter, and other years I have been a pantser. For those who are unfamiliar with the terminology, a plotter is someone who makes a detailed outline of their novel. A pantser is someone […]

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