One Page a Day Keeps a Writer at Bay—Balancing College and Writing

It’s not a secret that college is just a little bit over-whelming right now, but I’ve still managed to write just a little but every day. And when I say a little, I mean a little. As of right now, even with the semester over, I’m only writing about a page a day. It may not sound like much, but I’m hoping as I get more time to write, I’ll be able to extend that one page farther and farther.

Kick Back and Relax During NaNoWriMo?

I cross my heart I am not going to abandon you all this NaNoWriMo season! I LOVE NaNoWriMo! I mean, it’s national novel writing month! What’s not to love about that? But since I have some intense rewrites to do, I won’t be able to post a crazy amounts of videos for you guys. On the bright side, I have TONS of videos I’ve made for all of you in the past years about NaNoWriMo, and just writing in general!

Here’s a link to my NaNoWriMo playlist:

My Ya Ink playlist:

Remember, YA Ink is a series of videos on everything you need to know about writing! Don’t see a video that answers a question you may have on writing? Let me know! I’ll make the video!

Avoid Lazy and Boring Writing

The more I read, the more I see lazy writing, and the more it drives me insane! The editor inside is begging to speak these words! So here it is, the ways to avoid lazy writing in a nutshell. I’ve only skimmed the surface of course, so please add in your two cents. But I think avoiding ly adjectives, and more verbs and less description is the way to start. And of course… SHOW, DON’T TELL!

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