In today's vlog, I respond to Vivian Reis and her tips on how to write with a full-time job / full-time life. Links are in the description to her video and all resources mentioned.
I just turned 31 today, and I'm so excited for what this year is going to bring. Check out my latest video where I take on a new challenge for the next 31 days.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ik_XnABrAA0 Hope you're enjoying the video posts. Leave me a comment on here or YouTube if you are! (I meant to post this Wednesday! Sorry :/ ) -Curtis
Writing today is the start of writing every week, which is the start of writing every other day, which is the start of writing EVERY DAY.
These are three things I do to keep myself writing consistently and happily. I hope you can use these to improve your writing life in some way, shape, or form. If not, let me know below. It’s good to know when something doesn’t work!
As I research and study several avenues of self-publication, online publication, and author-related social media, I notice that I often daydream about writing new pieces outside of my mainline series. It would be nice to draft a quick 50,000 word novel, if only to have fun writing with others. I'd like to reconnect with the joy of cooking something from scratch / partially prepped.
Here are my questions to you:
-Are you thinking of participating in NaNoWriMo?
-Are you already prepping for November?
-Are you working on something else?
Share your thoughts in any case! I WANT TO KNOW.
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