Sharing Gratitude


A while back I reached 100+ followers (that weren't family and friends... although you guys are just as important!). I honestly am pretty sure half of them probably aren't actual humans... but regardless, it was a pretty weird feeling. Whether or not there are a 100 of you out there reading this or not, I…

The Growing List


I've always seen those lists people make of "Things I've Learned Lately" and I've always been intrigued by them. I personally love learning new random things, like how very nonchalantly the NYT wrote an article about books bound in human skin. Why would I ever care to know that? Yet, here I am reading with…

Kids say the darnest things…


Today I was rummaging through my closet at home and figured it was time to sort through all that childhood nostalgia. It has always been hard for me to judge what I will appreciate having kept and what I really just need to throw out. I was one of those kids that had an incredibly…

My first NaNoWriMo Road Block


My NaNoWriMo Stats So Far: I'm crawling along on that word count! Haha. To be perfectly honest, I am so tempted to scrap the story I am doing for NaNoWriMo. That probably sounds awful (to me it most certainly is!), but I've learned that there are some definite pros and cons to picking up a…

NaNoWriMo 2013 Challenge Accepted!


Image found via Pinterest For those of you who don't know, an awesome thing has been happening in the blogisphere for the past few years called NaNoWriMo -AKA National Novel Writing Month. Essentially, writers of all kinds can accept the challenge to write a 50,000 word novel by the end of November. And this year,…

A Writer’s Holiday


A few years ago I fell in love with the movie The Holiday with Cameron Diaz, Kate Winslet, Jack Black, and Jude Law. Appropriately, it has become a holiday season pick and now I just have to dust it off along with The Grinch and A White Christmas. But don't worry, I don't let my…