5 Ways to Write More This Spring

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Spring is finally here! After a harsh winter filled with dark days, bitter winds and more snow than I prefer, I welcome chirping birds, blooming flowers and earlier sunrises.

Spring is a time for new beginnings. There’s no better time to start developing new writing habits that get you to write more like this spring.

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5 Ways to Get Back Into Reading

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It’s easy to fall out of reading. Almost too easy.

Perhaps life got in the way. Perhaps you put your reading on pause to accommodate a major event. Perhaps your schedule shifted and you don’t know how to get back into reading.

I’ve been there. I’ve also been able to jump back in.

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My NaNoWriMo: Round 5, Week 5

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We did it! We all survived National Novel Writing Month: 2017 Edition! Whether or not we reached (or surpassed) 50K words for our novel, the most important thing that came out of this month is that we wrote more words than we probably have all year.

Or is it just me?

Now that it’s December, I wanted to reflect just one more time on this year’s NaNoWriMo experience before I shift my blog posts back to advice and random thoughts on writing, grammar, editing, blogging and social media branding.

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My NaNoWriMo: Round 5, Week 4

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We’re down to the final seven days of the NaNoWriMo writing challenge! The second half for me is always the hardest because the story becomes more intense and awkward at the same time.

Oh, and did I mention it’s Thanksgiving Week? That throws a plot twist into the writing challenge for me every single year.

So, did I reach my target daily word count goals for National Novel Writing Month? Keep reading.


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