Writing Tips

It’s NaNoWriMo, and I know many people are bending over backward trying to write half a book this month, and while I’m nowhere near an expert (are any of us, really, when it comes to writing?), I thought it might be helpful to talk about some of the things that have helped me in the […]

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#marywrites: Nobody Told Me That!

My mom has forever joked, “Aren’t you the one writing the story?” And sure, yes, I am the one physically putting the words on paper, but that’s about where it ends. And you might think that sounds crazy, but consider this. But I met a lot of things on the way that astonished me. Tom […]

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#NaNoWriMo: Week Two

I’ve got to start this week off with a story because it’s just truly unbelievable, and I’m lucky to be able to write this right now. I have two cats, whom I’ve talked about often enough on here that I think everyone knows that. Lily is super chill about most things. She loves to be […]

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#NaNoWriMo: Week One

Here we gooooooo! OH HELL YOU’RE WELCOME! Starting off good, guys. Seriously, anytime I hear or say the words here we go, I immediately break out into this song. Sim, I am a 90s child through and through. I may honestly have to listen to this to get things started. I’m going to break down […]

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#marywrites: Using Your Friends as Characters

In middle school, I started writing this series, Chronicles of Kings. It was inspired by LOTR & DragonLance initially, and then the Inheritance Cycle came along and ruined my life, which is to say that there were a lot of dragons in it. Like, so many. In the beginning, there was also a portal between […]

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TAG: All Hallows

Ummm, a Halloween themed writing tag? COUNT ME IN! Thank you so much to Caro @ Bookcheshirecat for tagging me in this because it looks absolutely amazing, and I’m so hyped to go through each question. Also, definitely check out Caro’s answers because I am going to absolutely perish when it gets published someday. This […]

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September Wrap-Up

Well, this was easily one of my best months of the year. Not even because I read or wrote a lot of things, which I did, but just because I felt all-around wonderful pretty much the entire month. There were, of course, some fairly shitty days that didn’t need to be shitty, but that people […]

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#marywrites: Constructive Criticism

You know how things just seem to happen at the exact right time sometimes? That’s this post. It’s going up a couple weeks after I’ve drafted it, and so, by now, my CP, Chelsea, has finished providing feedback for my novel, but, at the time of drafting this, she’s right at the end, and it […]

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Thursday Thousand: Between Two Lungs

In February of 2019, I began a short project where I had to post a short story every week, on Thor’s Day, that had only one parameter: it had to be, had minimum, 1000 words long. It could be any genre, any length beyond that, and could even contain mild cliffhangers! Why? Because some of those definitely turned […]

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Quarterly Check-In

I want to say that I am holy hell shocked that we’re here at the second quarterly check-in of goals, but this year is basically stuck in the space time continuum and doing whatever the hell it wants, so this honestly makes sense. It’s September? What??? ICYMI, I like to do two quarterly check-ins with […]

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