NaNoWriMo Log #2: Week 2 Blues

This is a weekly log as I attempt to take on NaNoWriMo during November 2020. NaNoWriMo is a yearly writing challenge that dares writers to write 50,000 words (a novel) in a month. In these logs, I’ll discuss the ups and downs of my writing process: Week 1 | Featured image by Andrea Piacquadio from Pexels I spent most of Week 2 exploring the possibilities of my novel’s plot. This is both...

NaNoWriMo Log #1: The Anxiety of Starting

This is a weekly log as I attempt to take on NaNoWriMo during November 2020. NaNoWriMo is a yearly writing challenge that dares writers to write 50,000 words (a novel) in a month. In these logs, I’ll discuss the ups and downs of my writing process. Featured image by RF._.studio from Pexels The Anxiety of Starting Waking up on November 1st, I was an anxious wreck. I had been working on my idea...

Follow Me on Medium @loveniasimone!

Hey beautiful people! Hope you guys are feeling good and living better. I just wanted to let y'all know that I recently made a Medium account. I think it's a great opportunity to reach more people! I'll be posting there frequently about everything from pop culture to self-care. I also created a Medium publication called Oh, Write where I will be documenting the ups and downs of my writing...

The Anatomy of Story | Review

In preparation for NaNoWriMo, I’m reading writing craft books to help me prepare for the treacherous journey of writing 50,000 words in 30 days. The first one on my list was The Anatomy of Story by John Truby. Now that I’ve finished reading, I’m coming to y’all with a The Anatomy of Story review to let y’all know whether it’s worth your time. Who is John Truby? John Truby is a...

October Writing Goals | 2020

Happy Spooky Season a.k.a The REAL Most Wonderful Time of the Year! Hope y’all are celebrating Halloween as best as y’all can while social distancing. As we step into October, it’s time to recap September’s goals and come up with some brand-spankin’ new October writing goals. Be sure to check out my September goals post if you haven’t already! September Goals Wrap Up Continue Working...