Ode to 51 | in which the 51st post is about 51 the novel and roughly 51 semi-random facts concerning it

Last week I published my blog post and WordPress sent me a notification: boom. 50 posts. My reaction was not "woah I have written 50 blog posts" or "woah I'm still here and haven't disappeared yet" or even "woah no space monkeys sighted around here yet." Instead it was "NEXT WEEK IS POST 51??" The… Continue reading Ode to 51 | in which the 51st post is about 51 the novel and roughly 51 semi-random facts concerning it

November & NaNoWriMo | 2019

Hellooo there. Lovely day isn't it? Well, I'm back. After being gone for a month, it's strange returning, but let me start with my two main pieces of great news: I am alive.I wrote 50k words for NaNoWriMo with two hours to spare. Yep. That’s right. I survived NaNoWriMo without any prep beyond a list… Continue reading November & NaNoWriMo | 2019

One Down, More to Go | novel celebrations, considerations, and introductions

Let's ignore last week. Because skipping out on blogging to go on a field trip is nothing in comparison to my news of this week. Are you ready for it? It's kina big. Just kinda. Are you ready? Okay here it is: I have finished 51. Wait. Say WHAT I'm DONE?!? ...and in the meantime… Continue reading One Down, More to Go | novel celebrations, considerations, and introductions

Why Kermit Is My New Best Friend + Looking On the Bright Side

I have returned! Hither from a magical land of falafels, wedding cake, and cousins. I was told I should write a story about falafels gone wrong, but unfortunately, I was absent from the kitchen when the woeful event occurred and only heard tale of it later when I was asked to step out of the… Continue reading Why Kermit Is My New Best Friend + Looking On the Bright Side

All the Summer Vibes // hiking, writing, reading, and that glorious sunburn

I'm a very crafty person. No, no. Not that kind of crafty. Despite what gossip my character have been spreading, I am not a crafty villain scheming up plans of horror and pain. Maybe. I mean 'crafty' as in, I like to take little string and sit for a couple hours looping it on sticks… Continue reading All the Summer Vibes // hiking, writing, reading, and that glorious sunburn

The March of the Typos

Typos. You've got to love them. Especially when they prowl in the paragraphs of your most important papers. I view it as a blessing when I'm required to read it one more time before the whole class: It's my last chance to spot that little monster and cross it out. I've had my fair share… Continue reading The March of the Typos

a little post named “random”

Have you ever just wanted to write for the sake of writing? Nothing planned. Nothing plotted. After a long day of pounding out papers and scratching out math equations, just you and your thoughts winding out slowly onto the page, forming little splotches of black on white. The itch comes every once and a while… Continue reading a little post named “random”

2019 Camp NaNoWriMo Update // week 1

A week has passed and I'm back! Besides having a sore throat and only getting in 61 words the first day, NaNo has been going pretty well! I made up for the slow start the next day and have been keeping up for the most part. I actually started writing this novel before I decided… Continue reading 2019 Camp NaNoWriMo Update // week 1

Camp NaNoWriMo // of goals and projects and lessons learned from the last time

April is approaching. I can see the light of summer break at the end of the tunnel and the chapters left in my school books are decreasing, but then here comes Camp NaNoWriMo. For those you don't know, Camp NaNoWriMo is the summer version of NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) where writers go nuts, trying… Continue reading Camp NaNoWriMo // of goals and projects and lessons learned from the last time