Category Archives: Reflections

Goals, Goals, Goals…

Ever since Nanowrimo, I’ve been trying to finish my manuscript. By “trying to finish,” I really mean thinking a lot about how I should be writing, but not actually doing a lot of writing. The fact that I have left a … Continue reading

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First Draft, Check!

Earlier this week I finished my rough draft of Whispers. And there was much rejoicing. The draft topped out at just over 60,000 words. Funny how it took me a month to write 50,000 words, and nine months to write … Continue reading

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Perfecting My Multi-Tasking Skills

Life after graduation is weird. I have way more free time now than a few months ago, when I was working myself to death finishing my graduate porfolio, but I’m by no means idle. Doing a lot of good work … Continue reading

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Lucy, Master of Writing

Saturday at noon, I graduated with my masters in Writing. I’m now officially done with school, which means I’m also done with the job that actually paid me money. Which means, it’s on now. The next few months should be … Continue reading

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In Love with the Library

After a staggering 5+ year stint of forgetting libraries existed, I’ve finally rediscovered them. This is all thanks to one of my roommates and friends, MaryEllen, for dragging my butt over to our local branch. The trip itself is a … Continue reading

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Setting Priorities

Write to Publish was a great experience for a lot of reasons, but a few things really stood out. Among them, the answer Lilith Saintcrow gave when asked how full-time mothers can fit in time for writing. The answer can … Continue reading

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Embracing Imperfections

When I was in high school, I took immaculate care of my books.  They were pristine, perfect, display-ready models of all I wanted to achieve in life (my dream has always been to have a book published, preferably successfully).  Now, … Continue reading

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