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Work-in-Progress, Writing Process

New Ideas and Formulating Plots

I'm working on something new! This is something that I would call a chronic issue with me. I like the "shiny new ideas" sometimes more than my current projects. However, since I am deep into revisions, I feel like it's a safe time to actually start drafting something new for my sanity. My creative self… Continue reading New Ideas and Formulating Plots

Life, Updates

Busy, busy, busy … But what about creating?

Things happen when life gets busy. Maybe I'm busy with work, or busy with social plans, or maybe even just a major life change happens and it takes a lot of time. Obviously, when that busyness takes over, hobbies and "extra" activities have to be put down for a while. I do not believe this… Continue reading Busy, busy, busy … But what about creating?

Life, Reading

TBR Progress – Quarter 2!

When I started the year, I had 40 books on my TBR shelf to read. Recently, I purged a couple that I knew I wouldn't get to/had no interest in reading any more, which brings the new total to 38. Out of that many I have now read a grand total of 11! 11/38 is… Continue reading TBR Progress – Quarter 2!

Life, Writing Process

Collaboration – Yeah, I should stop and listen…

My current job is all about collaborating. I write up technical pieces with engineers to make sure what they want to say gets across. Of course, collaborating is the furthest thing from easy and I'm not an expert at it. Collaborating creatively is even harder. As you may have guessed by now, creating is very… Continue reading Collaboration – Yeah, I should stop and listen…

Life, Writing Process

Good writing and time. Why being bad at something gives more room for improvement?

“It’s none of their business that you have to learn to write. Let them think you were born that way.”—Ernest Hemingway I'm not the biggest fan of Hemingway, the writer or the person, but I do think he has a point. Writing, as a skill, takes a lot of time to develop. And, once you've… Continue reading Good writing and time. Why being bad at something gives more room for improvement?