Writing

The Darker Side of a Dream

My boyfriend is really lovely in that he's super supportive when it comes to my writing career. And it includes all facets of it: cooking dinner so I can finishing up drafting a short story, listening to my confusing ramblings as I try to verbally work out plot holes as I'm editing my novels (even… Continue reading The Darker Side of a Dream

Random Musings

Dreaming Amongst Reality

I've always called myself a dreamer. That's what I've always felt, and believed myself, to be. Yet I've hit a couple of occurrences lately where I've found that to be less true and that I am, in fact, can be more of a realist. Example time. So, you know when you have those bad days… Continue reading Dreaming Amongst Reality

Random Musings

Enjoy The Process

If you follow along on my Resolution Sunday Blog Series, this year undertaking the theme called "Quest for Discovery," you'll know that I hinted at writing a post over the idea of wanting to maximize my time and enjoy the process during my Week 16 update. This is that post. You see, I have a… Continue reading Enjoy The Process

Writing

Huh, Would You Look At That?

As everyone does with their dreams, sometimes (read: all the time), I question whether I have the chops to actually achieve it. If I have the talent, the drive, the passion, the work ethic, the stubbornness, to pursue writing and my dream of being a published author (hint: I do, but it's easy for my… Continue reading Huh, Would You Look At That?

Writing

Do More Than Dare to Dream

Have you ever had a dream for so long that you can't remember a time when you weren't wishing for it to come true? Where it reaches a point that, since you can't remember never wanting that dream, that sometimes, you forget what exactly it is that you really want? It's not a surprise that I really… Continue reading Do More Than Dare to Dream

Random Musings

One of the Neatest Things

Since last November, I've lost 19 pounds. That's something I never thought I'd write, let alone be my reality. It is...one of the neatest things. Part of me wants to apologize for even writing this post, because how braggy can someone get? Yet if you've ever stumbled upon this blog or have followed it for… Continue reading One of the Neatest Things

Writing

A “I Finished Writing My Fifth Book” Freak Out Moment

So, about half an hour ago, I did a thing. I finished a book. But not just any book. My fifth book. A book that I began tentatively planning earlier this spring. A book that, when I made my goals for the year, I didn't plan to start writing until around October. Did I imagine… Continue reading A “I Finished Writing My Fifth Book” Freak Out Moment