NaNoWriMo Week 1 + 2 Update (that I forgot to post so here it is)!

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What Happened During NaNoWriMo 2020?

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Hai Beautiful! I’m back to my usual blogging schedule! I last spoke about my writing in this post titled: Announcing my 2020 NaNoWriMo Project. It was actually the last writing post before I disappeared from blogging in hopes to make more time for writing. In theory that was a great idea and in reality, it helped me to reduce stress, but did I write more? In my NaNo Announcement post, I spoke about starting my second WIP (which I am still […]

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Announcing My 2020 NaNoWriMo Project!

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Hai Writers! Hopefully, this will be my year! Despite all the craziness of 2020, we all have things we’ve been looking forward to this year that will never fail us. One such reliable event is the National Novel Writing Month or NaNoWriMo. An event that runs online for the entire month of November with participants from all corners of the globe! For the fourth year in a row I will be attempting the challenge with _ other writers to write […]

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Hai Beautiful! Today Is A Good Day! Holy sheit! I literally do not know where to start with this entire post, but I want to mention quickly that if you are not the blog-reading type, I will be posting a video all about my novel on my YouTube channel, Jasper and Spice, on Saturday! Okay, I haven’t yet filmed the video and I know! I know, I’m leaving it to the last minute but I’m hoping that the swelling in my […]

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Writing Withdrawals: What? Why? How? (SW#62)

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Hai Beautiful! It’s drama time!! Let’s talk about writing withdrawals. But first I want to know; Is it even a real thing?… *Does a quick Google search* In amongst the drug information pages, I found two pages. One had really helpful info (see the second article), and the other it turns out was about how to write withdrawal (and the symptoms) in your novel. As it turns out, if you place emphasis on certain syllables in the phrase ‘Writing Withdrawals’, then […]

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More About My Characters Because I Love These Girls (SW#)

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Hai Beautiful! AGH I Love These Girls!! There was a trend floating around on BookTwitter for a while and I knew I had to get into it! People are using a site https://picrew.me/image_maker/296093/ where artists make character building ‘games’ in their own art style for others to build their own OCs. Before we get into this post, I want to say that all credit for this artwork/ picrew goes to the artist whose social media links can be found here: […]

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My Book Is So Close To Done! 8 Month Writing Update (SW#29)

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Hai Beautiful! 8 Month Writing Update! It feels like not that long ago that I updated you on my novel in the 7-month update. Funny enough, I don’t actually remember where I was in the story when I talked about it last. Let me just check back on that post real quick! Here’s what happened in the last update…  At the end of last month, I was reaching 65,000 words We chatted about songs that were on my writing playlist I thought […]

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69k On My WIP Bby! (SW#58 ;)

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Hai Beautiful! I’m Nearly At 70k! Usually, I would give you all a huge update at the end of the month (there will still be one, a very excited one) but I want to talk about my WIP today. I also have an exam tomorrow. So there’s that to procrastinate. But I’m also mature… 😉 When I saw that I had hit 69,000 words my first thought was “oh shit! I’m nearly at 70k!” and my second thought was “hehe, 69… hehehehhe.” Can you […]

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7 Month Writing Update + Writing Playlist! (SW#56)

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Hai Beautiful! It’s been 7 Months!? Today, I want to give you all a little update on how the story is going, chat about some music I’ve been listening to and maybe grab any questions you have down in the comments! I don’t know if I’ve mentioned this before, but this will be the first-ever full novel I will have completed in my entire life (as far as I can remember). For some reason, I have the worst habit of […]

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6 Month Writing Update, CampNaNo Wrap-Up & Writer’s Block (SW#54)

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Hai Beautiful! The Best Writing Update Yet! Let’s start with the most important question of all: Have I finished my book yet?? The answer is no. No, I am not finished, but I am 20,000 words out and feeling so accomplished! I’m actually not mad about this and here’s why. In the month of April, the sixth month of writing this novel, I participated in the yearly event called Camp NaNoWriMo. It is an online event that runs from the […]

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