Category Archives: Writing Journey

Blogiversary 2018

Happy Birthday! Quill & Books is TWO years old now! What a ride this is! I have neglected the blog a bit because I’m working as a teacher and working on my MLIS to be a school librarian in addition … Continue reading

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One Step Closer

I love books. You know this about me. I love them so much that I dream of seeing a book I wrote on my library shelf. I am not one who sits by and dreams without taking steps to make … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo for people too busy to write 50k words

Only 4 days until NaNoWriMo! What is NaNoWriMo? Look here. Basically it is a world-wide word count challenge to write 50,000 words in the month of November. I have yet to ever write 50,000 words in one month. I haven’t … Continue reading

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Revision and Editing a Story Series: Initial Revision Pass #1

You have a rough draft…now what? Continue reading

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Writing Community Series: Types of Writing Groups

  Some people hear writing group and immediately cringe or even run like you are being chased by a zombie. This is usually because they have tried a writing group and had a bad experience, or they’ve heard about the … Continue reading

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It is my Blogiversary! August 2017 Book Giveaway!

I can’t believe I have been blogging for a whole year now! I have learned so much and made so many new friends through this blog! I love connecting with my readers through the comments, Twitter, Instagram, and email. I’m … Continue reading

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First Rough Draft Done!

Sorry it has been awhile since I posted. It is busy season at school. Actually in education, when is it not? On March 12th, I finished typing the rough draft of my manuscript!! *insert scream of excitement* This has been … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo: Wall Week

For the first five days I wrote beyond my goal of 500 words per day. These were scenes I’d thought of for quite some time, and I was feeling so optimistic. I thought maybe I need to up my goal … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo Interlude: Words Written are Never Wasted

About NaNoWriMo and my current writing project Continue reading

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