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Friday Musings #7

Happy Friday all! I am super grateful for this week, that this week has gone so well and I'm very thankful that I get to close out February better than I started. March is going to be a good month. I'm thankful I get to start March out feeling good too. I talked about how the beginning of February was rough. Lots of anxiety and depression and honestly near the end of January and the start of this month I kind of felt like a mess. Hence the reason I'm so glad I feel better. My third college class starts March 9th (my birthday!) and at the beginning of this month I wasn't sure if I would be able to handle it. I told myself I could and told my mom I could when she asked if I should drop the class because it might be too much, but deep down I was really worried it would push me over the edge. I'm glad I waited to make that decision though because now I feel more clear headed, more in control and like I can handle adding a third class to my schedule. Not to say t

February Monthly Wrap Up

Happy Wednesday everyone! I totally spaced last week and didn't get any blog posts up! :( It turned out to be a pretty busy week and to be honest, I wasn't feeling very inspired to get any sort of blog post writing done. My motivation and inspiration well for the blog is starting to run on empty. I'm going to try and refill it during March though, so I can stay consistent. February Writing: February was less of a writing month and more of a revising/editing month. I revised and edited Golden Touch (I've said it to several people and on several social media platforms, but that was the cleanest first draft I've ever written in my life!). I'm beyond happy with how it's turned out. Everything about that book makes me so, so happy and I can't wait to start writing book 2! I don't know when Golden Touch will be published... It's the kind of book that I wrote one hundred percent for myself and for the pure enjoyment of writing. I'm not sure I

Friday Musings #6

Happy Friday and happy Valentine's Day! I had this whole Valentine's post planned for Wednesday and then... the week got away from me and I ended up not finishing it. :( I was pretty excited about it though, so I think I'll finish writing it over the weekend and post it next week. This week has been a bit of a rough one. My anxiety's felt a little out of control lately and this week has just felt like one thing after another. It's been tough, but I am glad I still had the energy to get my classwork done for the week. I even got some editing done on Cursed and Golden Touch too. I started Chosen by Kirsten White this week! I'm only on like chapter two, but I'm loving it so far! I love the protagonist, Nina. Most other slayers are tough and strong, independent female protagonists. And if they aren't before they become a slayer, they become one pretty quickly. They give into their slayer instincts. I love that Nina started out a healer, a girl who d

Friday Musings #5

Happy Friday! The first week of February is coming to a close! The beginning of the week started out kind of rocky for me. For some reason, I kept thinking all of Monday that next week was this week. My brother's birthday is next Saturday, Valentine's Day is next Friday, and I have a dentist appointment on Thursday. I thought all that was happening this week. I did have a dentist appointment this week, yesterday actually. Anyways, Monday was a weird day haha! I got a lot of my work done at the beginning of the week, like I did last week, which is kind of nice. I only have one other thing for class to worry about over the weekend. This week I also started revisions on Golden Touch! Honestly, that was the easiest book I've ever revised! There were a few small things that needed fixing, I deleted a few scenes, added like two scenes and that's it. I've downloaded it onto my Kindle app and am now reading through it. I'm thinking I might do a post on it at so

How to Write a First Draft like a Pantser (As Told by Transformer Gifs)

Happy Wednesday (and February)! I loved starting the new year off with a three part series on my writing journey . It was fun not just for me to recap and to see how far I've come, but also to share a little of what I've learned over the years and to get to interact with others about what they've learned and their writing journey too. For February though, I wanted to start out with something fun. I realized, I've written quite a few posts about my revision process. I guess, probably because revision is always the hardest and longest part for me. Drafting, for me anyways, is the relatively easy part. But I wanted an excuse to use lots of Transformers gifs because I love those movies so much and I think there are some pretty hilarious gifs to be found in those movies, so here is my drafting process (as told by Transformer gifs cus why not?). Get the Idea Aww Bee's the best 😍 Start writing said Idea without any planning at all. Beginnings are always super