Hello, loves. My names Nicole and I have seriously bad driving anxiety. And I hate it. It's such a weird conundrum. I enjoy driving. I enjoy listening to music, using the time to overthink (and sometimes, plot novels). But I also get so nervous when I drive. If I have to drive somewhere unfamiliar, I… Continue reading When Anxiety Narrows In and Focuses
Hello, lovelies! I hope everyone is having a good day! I'm a little sleep deprived yay new puppy still adjusting and us being forced to restart her training after almost two months in thanks to forces out of our control and I'm feeling intense amounts of jealousy over the WorldCon that so many friends and industry… Continue reading The Muse’s Lover: Impostor Syndrome
Hello, lovelies! It's been a while since I've written a discussion post recently and this is a topic that's been on my brain for a hot second these past few weeks, so I decided, why not? The main discussion question is: How does being a blogger affect you as a reader? I'm going to get… Continue reading Discussion: How Being A Blogger Changes You as a Reader
Hello, lovelies. I've been meaning to write this post for weeks, just like I've been meaning to work on fleshing out my backstory and the history for BLOOD PRICE, so I can finally work on the next round of edits. Yet, I keep procrastinating, because fear has reared its ugly head again and I've been… Continue reading Fear To…Write?
Hello, dear readers! This year, my main focus is balance, an aspect that's only consistent when looking at all the areas in my life upon which I struggle to maintain it (hint: it's all of them). So I know it's a hefty task to work on, but it's an area I definitely want (and need)… Continue reading That Life + Work Balance
You'd think it'd be something really dramatic. I mean, my greatest fear, my ultimate fear, the one that if I think about too much head on, it induces the closest thing to a panic attack that I've ever experienced, is death. Just the idea that I'm not certain, despite my faith, of what happens after… Continue reading My Greatest Fear
I'm dealing with impostor syndrome really heavy this week, friends (I think). I don't like it. I'm not really sure where it's coming from. Last week, I had such a stellar writing week and I've finally reached the point I wanted to write about the most in this story. This is the climax, this is… Continue reading Doubts and Fears In-Between My Ears