Writing

The Best Way to Fail At Your Resolutions

One way to become a better reader is to read more. One way to become a better writer is to write more. The best way to write more is to, uh…write more. Seems pretty simple, doesn’t it? For someone who loves writing—the rush of characters saying and doing things almost of their own free will,… Continue reading The Best Way to Fail At Your Resolutions

Reading · Writing

Monday Minutiae – 03.11.2019

Listening Comprehension For my current WIP, I’ve got a book theme… as in, it’s circles the idea of one of those “100 Books Everyone Should Read Before They Die” lists. And because of that, I’m discovering that Cliff’s Notes (or Spark’s Notes, the online version) aren’t necessarily enough for me to feel comfortable referring to… Continue reading Monday Minutiae – 03.11.2019

Writing

Do the Work

Do you know what's comforting? To realize that sometimes, when you're feeling sluggish and unaccomplished one month into a new year, it isn't unusual. To discover that this is how you feel each and every year at around this time. I was paging through old posts, knowing that some of what I was going to… Continue reading Do the Work

Learning · Listening · Reading · Writing

Monday Minutiae -12/17/18

Intervention Support You know how you put a bunch of books on hold at the library, and they ALL come in at once? If you think that is overwhelming, imagine this person: Sound off in the comments your ideas on why that person put so many different books on hold (varying publishing dates, authors, etc).… Continue reading Monday Minutiae -12/17/18