Day Two // currently: 2,879 words

Writing yesterday went pretty well. Today is going downhill quickly. Some thoughts: Just like last year, it’s a struggle to bounce between past tense and present tense. I didn’t notice it as I was reading back through Part One, but it’s a pain to write. You have to change mindsets every few scenes and it’s…

Beautiful Books #1 // NaNo 2015

NaNoWriMo is here!!  Before I start giving my daily updates, I wanted to link up to Beautiful Books! The novel I’m writing this year is a continuation of the story from last year, so many of these questions will be similar to what I wrote in this post, but I still wanted to do it…

NaNoWriMo Tag 2015

Hey guys! Kristina Horner on YouTube started this tag, so I thought I’d make a video for it. =) I have like 0 experience with making videos, so forgive me if this isn’t very good. Also I’m sorry that it’s ridiculously long. Original tag: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PjP-mr0hprY The Questions:1. How many times have you done NaNoWriMo?2. How…

burst

I clipped the bud before it blossomed. I couldn’t stand to see the colors– the brightness, the sickening candy sweetness, the beautiful and sacred burst from scratch. It never has grown back.The stem has severed, the sugar gone sour,the sacredness blurred and stained by fingerstoo bold, too careless to fathom regret. –Emily currently listening to:…

Creations

It’s all been done before, they say, nothing can be created or destroyed– but I disagree. I’m consistently surprised by how many stories are yet to be clenched. I’m consistently reminded by how much magic is dormant in the ground. I’m consistently impressed by new additions  to our repertoire. –Emily

Beautiful People Linkup #8 // Siblings!

It’s time for another Beautiful People Post! I haven’t done the last few months ever since NaNo ended, BUT I’m thinking I’ll try to finish the novel this summer (I’m the worst procrastinator, you guys) so I need to get back into that mindset. Plus, writing community! It’s the best. [I can’t get the button…

a wonderland

    I had once thought it a gloomy, sulky place that stifled everyone within it like a gas chamber, but I see it now more of a type of wonderland. Other places might regularly experience the same heavy fog, but I doubt they could replicate it entirely. The way all lights in the distance…