Part 2: My 2018 NaNoWriMo Experience

Check out my last NaNo post right here! If you’re curious more about the story itself, I’m sharing a bit more about it in this post.

So during NaNo I realized that…

I’m in love with my characters

As I kept going, this story just kept getting better and better. I fell in love with ALL of my characters, and realized that I was actually able to write a character with some humor.

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Part 1: My 2018 NaNoWriMo Experience

This was quite the NaNoWriMo experience for me. In my last post I talked about how NaNo was in 2017. And wow. This was a GOOD year. Not exactly in the sense that you’re probably expecting, but amazing none-the-less.

I know I promised you a NaNo journal I was going to be sharing, BUT that didn’t happen. *hides* I totally forgot about it when I was just a few days in. And honestly, I’m glad I did. Remember how I said how I was going to be extremely busy? A journal wasn’t exactly a top priority, so I didn’t need to be stressing myself by adding one more thing to do daily.

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NaNoWriMo: What It’s Like for a Perfectionist

So, NaNoWriMo. Have you heard of it? Are you prepping for it?

It stands for National Novel Writing Month, which happens to be during the month of November. It starts in three days. Three days. I’m going to try to attempt writing 50,000 words in a month, and it’s most likely going to be crazy.

And sorry this is a few days late. I’m blaming it on trying to prep for NaNo. πŸ˜‰

But before I get to what I’m doing this year, I wanted to share with you a little bit about my NaNo experience last November.

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It’s Okay to Rest


I wonder why so many of us shy away from that word. At least I do. πŸ˜‰

We go, go, go, and it’s exhausting. But I want to encourage you to make time for a break.

By the time you get this, I will be on vacation with my family at the beach. This time is very much needed for me, in the midst of a busy life, lots of tasks, school, and everything else that’s causing me to go too fast.

Why should we rest though?

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An Irish Blue: Short Story Review

Engaged. Entrapped. Hopeless. To escape that less-than-desirable future, Nicole takes flight, seeking for freedom across the Irish Blue. She soon learns that freedom is a frame of mind and all freedom comes at a priceβ€” one that could cost her everything.

This is the premise for a short story by K.E. Stanton, and I had the honor to both read and review her work in exchange for an honest review.

I know, this isn’t a normal post or on a scheduled Friday, so don’t worry. I still will posting next week on Friday.

Also…scroll to the end of the post if you would like to read this story for FREE.

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Liebster Blog Award

If there’s one award that I’ve always wanted to be nominated for, it definitely is this one. πŸ˜› And I got tagged for it TWICE by Julia @Lit a Flame. Seriously girl, I feel honored! You passed on such an awesome award.

Tag rules:
1. Thank the blog that nominated you for the award.

2. Answer the questions they gave you.

3. Give 11 fun facts about yourself.
4. Nominate 11 other bloggers for the award, and give them 11 questions to answer

Already did the first one! Okay, now for the questions. I think I’m going to do both sets Julia gave me. For the first set…here we go:

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