NaNoWriMo Prep: 30 Tips for Writing a Book in 30 Days Here are some tips if you are going to Nano. The results were amazing. I forced myself to write with a new mindset (no editing, not even for misspellings), and the more I just let the words pour forth, the better my story… Continue reading Reading some tips for Nano
I love my personality type on the Myers & Briggs 16 personality types. I'm an INTP and it describes me to a T. I am totally that type. I am absent-minded, laid back, reserved and a abstract thinker. I wonder if people read theirs and looks at the weakness and think 'yeah those are my… Continue reading Personality flaws
I have been a night owl all my life. Then, yes, it became insomnia because I needed to run on societies clock... and my clock wasn't that clock. Which caused lack of sleep. I could not fall asleep on that timeline. And would get little sleep and get sleep deprivation. Sleep paralysis. They called delayed… Continue reading The night owl
I have only ever done one Nano and that was last year. I wrote it like I write every novel... straight as I go. Pantsing. Seat of my pants style. This year I have one of those concepts that I know if I go with it it is going to fizzle out soon and I… Continue reading NanoWriMo and planning
I have had a hell of a time with some novels I have been reading lately. Trying out new authors. And one major issue that really is bothering me is lack of plot. I get they are writing a series but the way to get me to read the second book in your series is… Continue reading Plot… where is it?
I’ve been needing these lately
When you are in a depression nothing can hold appeal. Energy can be sucked right from you. And you are fighting against your mind as it tells you just the world most negative things possible on a regular basis.
Here are some things I do when I am sucked under by the beast.
Take a mental Illness day: There are days when Depression saps everything from me, especially when I am at my deepest part of it. I feel like I cannot function or face the day. So I take a day of rest for self-care. Just a day to take care of my mental and emotional needs. When I did this at first I would feel so guilty like the depression ate my day and I failed. But it isn’t failure. I needed a day for self-care. There is nothing wrong with this.
Small steps, but steps: That sapped…
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