• The Struggle Is Real
    Writer Thoughts

    The Struggle Is Real

    Earlier today, I saw a video from this motivational speaker who used the term Imposter Syndrom. I’d heard it before but decided to look it up, and I realized that it described exactly how I feel about myself sometimes. It’s a paralyzing feeling thinking that you’re a fraud. I think about it every time I sit down to try and write a blog post. Who am I to believe that what I write means anything to anyone else? How am I helping anyone? Is what I write any good? I don’t know that I’m helping anyone or that anyone cares, but I do it anyway. I do it because, at this…

  • Personal Lessons

    NaNoWriMo Broke My Writing Bones

    NaNoWriMo. It sounds like gibberish. I don’t know who came up with it, but whoever did is a writing genius or a sadistic psycho. No, they are geniuses because they figured out how to get creative juices competitively flowing for stalled writers. Sorry, this isn’t exactly going to be all about NaNoWriMo; it’s going to be all about me, as usual. Like the title says, it’s about how NaNoWriMo broke my writing bones. Writing Bones As a writer, you go through many different stages in your writing. When I was younger and just starting college, I knew that I wanted to be a writer. I wanted to tell stories and…