Writing

Writing and Bouldering: Don’t Be Afraid To Jump! (#AuthorToolboxBlogHop)

January came on a high and ended with a giant bang! I wrote over 40K words and rocked out the most emotional chapter of my entire novel. I’m talking heart wrenching, punch to the gut, brought-my-own-dang-self-to-tears kind of emotion here. It was awesome! I was on a total high, ready to keep grabbing my writing … Continue reading Writing and Bouldering: Don’t Be Afraid To Jump! (#AuthorToolboxBlogHop)

The Three E’s to Creating Good Habits: Environment, Ease & Enjoyment (#AuthorToolboxBlogHop)

New Year, New goals. I started meditating this year. By “this year”, I literally mean two weeks ago since we’re only fourteen days into 2020. Happy New Year, by the way! To my fellow authors out there, I sincerely wish you all a year of prosperity, immense success in your writing projects, but most of … Continue reading The Three E’s to Creating Good Habits: Environment, Ease & Enjoyment (#AuthorToolboxBlogHop)

How To Find Time to Write: Helpful Tips From Amazing Authors (#IWSG)

Thank you to Kayla from Bloggers Collab (@bloggers_collab) on Twitter for helping me choose today’s IWSG topic! NaNoWriMo is officially upon us. Between November 1st and 30th, over-caffeinated writers from all over the world will be hunched over their keyboards, reeking of sweat, tears, and determination, all engaged in this annual ‘writeathon’ with one single purpose … Continue reading How To Find Time to Write: Helpful Tips From Amazing Authors (#IWSG)

Adverbs: Why You Need These Delightfully Descriptive Words In Your Life (#AuthorToolboxBlogHop)

Happy Canadian Thanksgiving, everyone! I’m sending you all the warmest and most heartfelt of wishes on this beautiful autumn day in Gatineau. Although I don’t usually go big here on Thanksgiving, keeping things simple and small with just our little gang of four, I do make sure we take the time to think about and … Continue reading Adverbs: Why You Need These Delightfully Descriptive Words In Your Life (#AuthorToolboxBlogHop)

Quality vs. Quantity Writing: Why I Refuse to Rush My Novel (#AuthorToolBoxBlogHop)

I’m always in awe when I finish reading a good book. Even more so when it’s a debut novel written by a brand new author. It’s not just because their characters have managed to enchant me, or because the writer has reduced me to tears at some point throughout the book, or because their novel … Continue reading Quality vs. Quantity Writing: Why I Refuse to Rush My Novel (#AuthorToolBoxBlogHop)