National Novel Writing Month!

This month is National Novel Writing Month, also known as NaNoWriMo. I am so excited! Twenty years ago, in 1999, a man named Chris Baty and a group of friends attempted to write 50,000 words during July. Let me clarify, 50,000 words each! That's a lot! Their attempt to write a whole novel in a … Continue reading National Novel Writing Month!

Rewarding Yourself

The writing process can get really stressful at times. Trust me, I know. Especially as a young writer, it can be hard to believe you can actually accomplish something. Don't ever believe that! My editor, Chelsea Fuchs, taught me the power of rewarding yourself. It can be challenging to set goals when you don't feel … Continue reading Rewarding Yourself