Category Archives: progress

If You Want Change, Change It Up!

My most productive writing month ever was July 2014. My boyfriend was on deployment, and I was unemployed. It was basically a glimpse of what life could be like as a full-time writer, and it was awesome—I wrote 24,172 words! (Okay, boyfriend being gone sucked, but it did make for a lot of free time.) It was no surprise that my productivity tapered… Read more »

2014 Wrap-Up: Another Year In Review

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Well, well, well, 2015. Here we are. Together at last–or already? It’s hard to say for sure, because on the one hand, holy shit it’s 2015. But on the other, 2014 was eons long!   It was definitely a big year for me, both in terms of my personal life and my writing.   In February, I applied for the… Read more »

Am I Good Enough? How Do I Know?

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I don’t think artists and writers are, in general, known for being completely calm, level-headed, secure people. Stereotype it may be, but I sure live up to the idea of a writer whose confidence varies wildly, rising to euphoric heights before crashing down so low I just want to curl up in a ball and moan “Whyyyy did I think… Read more »

August 2014 Wrap-Up

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Only a couple days behind!August was A Month. I don’t quite have words to describe the whirlwind of emotions and ideas and everything. There will probably be a very introspective post next week–breaking the chain of all my previous light-hearted posts…But for today, let’s talk August numbers!I knew August was going to be low-key after my crazy productivity in June… Read more »

July 2014 Wrap-Up (Post #100!)

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Update: I just remembered that this was 100th post! I was going to do something special, but this is what I did instead. Yay for the longevity of my writing blog, and here’s to another 100 posts! :cheers:First off, let me say that I know it’s Friday, but there isn’t a #FlashFridayFootage this week. With my parents in town plus… Read more »

The Age-Old Question (of Age)

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I have been writing for a very, very long time. It’s hard to put an exact number on it because I literally cannot remember a time that I wasn’t writing. The first story that I can vividly recall was one I wrote as part of a short story competition with my brothers. It was titled, appropriately, “The Competition,” and detailed… Read more »