We’re mere days away from the beginning of National Novel Writing Month or NaNoWriMo. As someone who’s completed the challenge of writing 50,000 words in a single month, I thought now would be a good time to share some tips for “winning” NaNoWriMo. Make Writing A Priority Aside from actually… Continue Reading How To Win NaNoWriMo
The Beauty That Remains by Ashley Woodfolk is another book I read for book club. Summary The Beauty That Remains is a novel that deals with grief from three distinct points of view. Shay is newly “twinless” after her sister’s death to cancer. Logan’s ex-boyfriend committed suicide. And Autumn best friend died… Continue Reading Review: The Beauty That Remains
I first came across the term multipotentialite about a year ago on Twitter and it immediately struck a chord with me. The idea of having multiple potentials was intriguing for someone starting their own business. I saw it and thought, am I a multipotentialite? What is a multipotentialite? Multipotentiality, according… Continue Reading Editors and Multipotentiality
I don’t often pre-order books. I like to have them in my hands before deciding to buy a physical copy or not. But when it comes to Naomi Novik, I want to get her books as soon as possible. So when Spinning Silver became available for pre-order, it didn’t take… Continue Reading Review: Spinning Silver
I’m feeling a little drained this week, so I only have a short post today. But, it’s about some of my favourite online resources, so hopefully, it’ll give you some new things to check out (or old things to revisit). Copyediting.com Even though I’m not a paying subscriber (for now), I… Continue Reading A Few of My Favourite Online Writing/Editing Resources
When the Binti Series showed up in a Kobo email, I was intrigued by the beautiful cover art. That and the sale price made it impossible not to add to my Kobo library. Summary Binti is the first of the Himba people ever to earn a place at Oomza University.… Continue Reading Review: The Binti Series
Last month, Neil Gaiman tweeted about his love of the word literally. He said that it’s the only word we have that “means both ‘actually’ and ‘I am speaking about something that definitely didn’t happen.’” I think the reason why I take pleasure in the many meanings of “literally”, is… Continue Reading Always Looking It Up: Can I Use Literally As An Intensifier?
I came across The Kick-Ass Writer: 1001 Ways to Write Great Fiction, Get Published, & Earn Your Audience by Chuck Wendig while browsing the reference section at Chapters. (Yes, I browse in the reference section.) It stuck out from the books around it because of its format and gritty cover design, so… Continue Reading Chuck Wendig’s The Kick-Ass Writer