• Inspirational,  Journal

    Motivation

    With NaNoWriMo just around the corner, many are looking for motivation to get started writing, continue writing, or to even come up with an idea for their project. Today I’d like to go through some ways you can gain motivation for your writing. But first… you know me, let’s take a look at the word Motivation. WIKI The reason for people’s actions, desires, and needs One’s direction to behavior What causes a person to want to repeat a behavior Dictionary Providing with a reason to act in a certain way The reason one has for acting or behaving in a particular way The general desire or willingness of someone to…

  • Journal,  Writing Fun!

    October’s Writing Theme: NaNoWriMo!

    It’s getting to be that time of year again! That time when aspiring and published authors alike bunker down to hammer out another novel in 30 days. Drinking caffeinated beverages and staring at a screen for hours and days on end, typing until their fingers get tired. Yep, you guessed it! NaNoWriMo is back and authors all over are preparing to sit and write that first, fourth, or eighteenth novel and I say “Way to go! I will be right there with you!” Though we may not write for the same genre or be in the same state, you know there are others like you trying to get that piece…

  • Writing Fun!

    July’s Writing Theme: How Do You Stay Motivated?

    If you are like me at all right now, you’ve been struggling to write just a few words. Life gets in the way, things happen, but when you are ready to get back to it; the words just won’t come. So, for this month’s theme we are writing on how we stay motivated. It doesn’t have to be just about writing… How do you stay motivated to exercise, to get that project done, to do anything! Visit my example below and comment!!   Example: The past few months have been a real struggle for me and I alway seem to come back to the same thing to get me motivated to…

  • NaNoWriMo
    Journal,  Writing

    NaNoWriMo: What to do… What to do…

    It’s getting to be that time of year again! That time when aspiring and published authors alike bunker down to hammer out another novel in 30 days. Drinking caffeinated beverages and staring at a screen for hours and days on end, typing until their fingers get tired. Yep, you guessed it! NaNoWriMo is back and authors all over are preparing to sit and write that first, fourth, or eighteenth novel and I say “Way to go! I will be right there with you!” Though we may not write for the same genre or be in the same state, you know there are others like you trying to get that piece…