Hello stress, my name is Bee. This month was crazy. I visited family. I realized my new job is harder than I first thought. I got overwhelmed. I read three books. I wrote 6 blog posts. I attended book club meetings. I reached out to friends. I joined a gym and couldn't walk for a … Continue reading Camp NaNoWriMo Wrap-Up 2019
It's the last week of Camp NaNoWriMo and I know there's a few of you out there freaking out because you haven't reached your goal yet. Have no fear, I'm here to help. With a Summer Camp Word Crawl. What's a Word Crawl? Penning from a similar real life activity (known as a pub crawl), … Continue reading Summer Camp Word Crawl
I'm 110% ready for the backlash I'm going to get for this one. I know a lot of people hate the word very. They hate the word very, very much. I tend to get defensive over the blacklisting of words that aren't harming anyone. I know that there are words we should remove from our … Continue reading In the defense of the word very.
This is pretty self indulgent. And also a little lazy. June is my birthday month. I will be 27 years old...inching closer and closer to that big 3-0. I've done a lot in just the past six months. A lot for me at least. I've started a blog, celebrated a relationship, moved, changed jobs, changed … Continue reading Birthday Prompts
Happy First Day of Summer! Well, there's a few days between this post and the First Day of Summer, but I'm excited. I'm a June baby and June+Summer=Fun. This is when I do the most travelling, the most adventuring, the most outdoors-ing. The last one isn't a word, but I don't care. It's summer in … Continue reading Summer Prompts
Now that it's summer, I can bet a lot of my fellow writers are tempted to just be lazy and fall of track. In fact, I almost forgot to write this post. The temps are now in the 90s, the sun is out for more hours than it's not, and there's a thousand things to … Continue reading Camp NaNoWriMo
Today's post is going to be a little short. It addresses something that's never short and something I see beginning writers do all the time. I fell into this trap too when I was first starting out. Writing long arduous sentences because that's what important writers do. Writing is hard and when your shown classical … Continue reading Ebb and Flow of Sentences: Making a Scene Move