Writing

NanoWriMo

National Novel Writing Month starts today. Once again, I briefly thought about joining in but I already knew I wasn't going to participate the moment I considered it. I know there are those who fanatically follow this wild race to 50,000 words, but I can't seem to push myself in that way. Granted, I'm all… Continue reading NanoWriMo

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Writing

Writing Down My Motivation.

What motivates you to write? To be honest, I don't quite know. When I was a wee lass, I wrote because I enjoyed it. These days, I write because it's the only thing I'm good at and I'm not quite ready to give it up. Not to mention that there are people out there who… Continue reading Writing Down My Motivation.

Writing

Ordinary Travels is Five Years Old.

This month marks five years in my journey in my blog. Five years is a long time to stay in one Internet niche and I'm happy to have made it this far, especially when one starts a blog without any kind of idea about what to write in it. In 2012, I was feeling rather… Continue reading Ordinary Travels is Five Years Old.

Writing

The Writing Style.

Not all writing's the same. What someone would write for a creative writing class wouldn't be the same for journalism. If someone's trained to write a certain way, it's hard to switch over to another style of writing. This has been my observation, anyway. I've been reading The Silence of the Lambs for about a… Continue reading The Writing Style.