Setting Manageable Writing Goals

setting manageable writing goalsThis week I am starting another month of writing insanity, Camp NaNoWriMo. While my goal is only 10k words for the entire month, I know I won’t get anywhere without setting smaller goals for myself. I want to make that seemingly impossible task of writing that much while I’m trying to get ready for a craft show, running a creative writing group, and practicing for roller derby twice a week— that much more manageable.

You can set all the Writing goals you want, but if they aren’t manageable, you won’t reach them.

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Monday Musings: Camp NaNoWriMo or A-Z Challenge?

Camp-Participant-2015-Web-BannerAs I did last April, I’ve signed up to participate in both Camp NaNo and the April A-Z Challenge and it’s with a heavy heart that I have to choose between the two.

Camp NaNoWriMo would be a great opportunity for me to write the ending to The Girl in the Glass Coffin. I’ve chosen my word count goal, 10k words, and am in an awesome cabin with my friend Tracy.

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What I'm Reading & Writing Wednesday

whatimreadingandwritingwednesdayHappy Wednesday! Sorry that this is posted a little late in the day, but I figured since I didn’t post last week that I should fill all of you in on what I’ve been up to! What I’m Reading & Writing Wednesday my take on WWW Wednesday, brought to us by Taking on a World of Words.

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Top Ten Childhood Faves I'd Like to Revisit

toptentuesdayHappy Tuesday! Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme, brought to us by The Broke and the Bookish. This week’s theme is Top Ten Childhood Favorites I’d like to revisit.

10. Holes by Louis Sachar

Sachar_-_Holes_CoverartThe dark humor had myself and my brother laughing out loud when we were kids. We loved it so much we even got my mom to read it too!

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What I'm Reading & Writing Wednesday

Woah! It’s been a while again (whoops). But things have been pretty productive, which is positive! And it’s time for What I’m Reading & Writing Wednesday so I can catch all of you up on what I’ve been up to lately. This feature is my spin on WWW Wednesday, originally started by Miz B at Should Be Reading and now hosted by Taking on a World of Words.tumblr_lsio63zudZ1qbl11oo1_500Basically my life is being eaten by adult things, no matter how much I want to do other things. Ick.

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