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Back to Reality on Monday

7th November 2011 | 2 Comments

(My HoK Post ^_^) I don’t think I can say enough how much I loved my writing retreat. While I’ve had a lot of fun and I do enjoy life, the retreat was probably the most fun I’ve had since discovering what I want to do with my life. Overall, I wrote close to 25,000 words. [...]

Retreating into Writing

26th October 2011 | 2 Comments

I’ve been talking about this writing retreat for over a month now and it is finally here. This morning I flew into the dawn to spend a week pretending to be a full time writer for the purpose of finishing The Ninth Event. I’m at 77,000 words with an estimated 30,000 more to go. [1] [...]

The Effectiveness of Bribery

11th May 2011 | 8 Comments

It’s no secret that I’ve been struggling with consistency in my writing lately. One day I’ll write 30 words and the next I’ve got 2000. It’s been easy to let pesky things like socializing, reading, games, and research get in the way. However, about a week ago I was working on my 2010 journal project [...]

blogging stage fright

20th April 2011 | 9 Comments

One of my favorite things to do is to plot. I’m really good at it. Give me five minutes, a few sentences or even just a word to write or speak about, and I’m golden. Sometimes these golden moments make it on to paper or computer screen or somewhat inspiring speeches. For example, I was asked to [...]