Writing is Life

Looking Back at NaNoWriMo: What I Learned

Sometimes inspiration can come from the most unexpected places. Back in the fall I was watching an episode of Castle, where Richard Castle (played brilliantly by Nathan Fillion) goes into an elementary classroom to try to find a child who witness a murder. Castle’s plan is to get the students to write stories, hoping one of… Continue reading Looking Back at NaNoWriMo: What I Learned

Family Ties, Life or Something Like It, Thesis Thesis Thesis, Writing is Life

Honoring Our Veterans

Good Morning Readers! First of all, a little business to announce. After putting your names into a hat (all three of you) and drawing them out, the winners of the Let Hope In giveaway are Matt and Tiff! I'll be in touch with you about claiming your prizes. Hopefully the next time I run a… Continue reading Honoring Our Veterans

Anglophilia, Life or Something Like It, The Life of a Student, Thesis Thesis Thesis, Travel, Writing is Life

Thirty Isn’t So Bad

I was doing so well sticking to my resolution to post a blog at least once a week, then these last two weeks I've completely failed. I'm going to blame it on being back in school (even though classes just started last week). I should be spending my morning working on my lit review for… Continue reading Thirty Isn’t So Bad

Family Ties, History, Random, Writing is Life

Salem Witches and Grandma Mary

The new semester begins in less than a month (my only class begins in exactly 3 weeks from today) which means I need to have the first draft of my thesis done soon. So naturally I'm suffering from writer's block this morning and haven't written anything that's remotely usable. It's getting close to the point… Continue reading Salem Witches and Grandma Mary