That One Pesky Grammar Rule

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I don’t claim to be a grammar genius. In fact, there’s a lot I don’t know about grammar. Although there are probably¬† a few gazillion English rules I don’t know, the one thing that gets me every time is lay vs lie. Actually, we should call it lay vs. lie vs. lied vs. layed vs. laid vs. lain, because there are about twelve thousand different ways to use that word. Continue reading

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I’m sure you’ve heard of Shiny New Idea Syndrome, and it is an extremely bittersweet experience. However, lately I’ve been having hardcore Shiny Old Idea Syndrome, and it’s GREAT!

I’ll be honest with you, my 2016 NaNoWriMo novel was a total flop. Not to say I’m not proud of what I achieved or that I think it was a waste of time. I was writing, and that was what mattered most. I was able to (hopefully) get just a little bit better at writing every day, which is all I can really ask of myself. Continue reading

NaNoWriMo Day 29 Update

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Now that I’ve reached 50,000 words, it’s harder to use Nano as an excuse to not do homework. Somehow, I still managed to convince myself to write today instead of doing my Biology. I don’t even regret it. (Just kidding. I’m crying inside.) I was able to write 2,000 words, and the ending of my novel still isn’t in sight. I wanted to finish the first draft by the end of December, but it might take even longer than that, especially with the motivation of Nano being gone. I did manage to come up with a usable title today, which was exciting, but it will probably change as I get further into the story.

How is Nano coming for you?