Category Archives: My Writing Life

NextGen Awesomeness and Camp NaNoWriMo Fail

Well, today was a busy day. And by that, I mean I rolled out of bed at noon, ate an afternoon breakfast, rode my horse (that’s right– she’s recovered enough to the point where I can at least walk around … Continue reading

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Summer Ends and Camp NaNoWriMo Begins

Today marks the beginning of the month, our first day home from vacation, the start of Camp NaNoWriMo for many (including, at least until school starts, myself), and the expiration date of the chocolate milk I finished last week. But … Continue reading

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How to Cure Writer’s Block

Well, that’s one way to do it. I’m starting a novel next month– anyone wanna word war? (SANS grasshopper!! We can decide on a different punishment. :D)

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Is It Weird to Cry at Fiction?

I only ask because it seems I’ve been doing this a lot lately. (Then again, I’ve been reading and watching pretty emotional stuff.) In your opinion, is it normal/understandable to cry when reading books or watching television? What constitutes the … Continue reading

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Good Things Happen When Aloha Goes Crazy

Today I found all of the handwritten pages from NaNoWriMo 2010 stuffed in a drawer under my 6th grade yearbook, a couple ’08 calendars, some markers that didn’t work, and the entire American Heritage dictionary. They’ve been there since December … Continue reading

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Calm Before the Storm

It’s October, guys. Y’all know what that means. Plot holes to work out, charie profiles to create, RPs to join, homework to procrastinate on, babynames.com to peruse looking for the perfect moniker for your antagonist. And yet, it’s the calm before the … Continue reading

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You Know You’re Aloha When…

~You think in third person. ~Your homepages are YWPNaNoWriMo, Write or Die, Yahoo, and WordPress. ~You’ve ever uttered the sentence, “Yeah, yesterday I got the band colors on my braces changed in preparation for the book signing on Sunday!!”  This … Continue reading

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