#marywrites: Introspection

Turnabout is fair play, right? Recently, I was reading for my CP, and I was starting to sound like a really annoying broken record that you kind of want to throw out the window. “Introspection!” I kept yelling, “We need more introspection!” The character wasn’t meant to be liked, but I also didn’t care about […]

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Revision Update

I already had this post scheduled for the first week of March, but wow, how little faith I had in myself. Honestly, this post is probably timely given how psycho I sounded on Monday with my Madhouse savasana story, so this’ll just amplify the fact that not only are writers absolutely bonkers, but I literally […]

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#marywrites The Madhouse Savasana Story

Yoga is weird.  Even when you’re just doing yoga to do yoga, it’s weird.  I mean, think about it.  Traditionally, yoga was done to prepare the body to sit in one place for hours on end so that meditation could be physically comfortable.  Now, though we’ve bastardized it a lot, yoga is still kind of […]

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2021 Goals

Happy New Year! I know everyone’s saying it, but wow, 2020, am I right? That was–something. And that’s all I really want to say about it. ICYMI, I wrapped up my 2020 goals a couple days ago, so make sure to check that out, and I’ve got some big plans, as always, for the year. […]

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Goals Wrap-Up

The end is nigh, folks! 2021 is coming, and who the hell knows what it’s got in store, but I’m going to try to be ready for whatever it is. We’re at the end of another year, which means my blog looks like literally every other person’s right now–so many wrap-ups, top ten reads, and […]

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Current Projects: Fourth Edition

Wow, it has been a minute since I wrote the third edition of this post. Like, I wrote an entire duology that wasn’t even on the list since the last one was posted. I’ve finished some, set aside others, and started work toward new ones. Some of these will look familiar, and I’ll honestly probably […]

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#marywrites: How Long Does it Take to Write a Book?

This is actually the perfect time for me to be writing this post, given that I’ve just finished writing a book at the beginning of the month. And, before we get into the meat of this, I’d like to make one thing very clear: There is no set time to writing a book. Everything that […]

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#marywrites: Foreshadowing

I am never, ever going to get over Noah Czerny introducing himself by way of I’ve been dead for seven years AND NO ONE BELIEVING HIM. Maggie Stiefvater often has some of my favorite foreshadowing because, much like Noah, she’ll be frank with us. I mean, the opening chapter of The Raven Boys literally shows […]

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#NaNoWriMo: Week Four

I can’t believe it’s the last week of NaNo! I know that the last day of November is next week, but this wrap-up will come on Thursday because I’m going to visit my best friend on Friday (don’t worry, it’s a private residence, and we don’t go anywhere but her couch) and won’t get back […]

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#NaNoWriMo: Week Three

I can’t believe I’m drafting this on a Saturday, but now that my characters have been reunited, I’m hella excited about writing, and I just want all the romance. This story is, first and foremost, a romance, and my characters have been separated for the first half of the book–which, I saw a tweet recently […]

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