Category Archives: Editing

A Mid-NaNoWriMo Coffee Break

Annicka/ November 15, 2017/ Blog, Editing, Writer's Life, Writing/ 0 comments

Alright, so it’s a coffee break if coffee breaks are like… a week long. And it’s really not so much of a break as it is a little NaNoRebelliousness. But it’s day 15, that midpoint for NaNoWriMo, and I haven’t written much that’s new. The story I started with Fabian for NaNo hasn’t been touched in five days and I’ve

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5 Tips To Improve Your Writing

Annicka/ October 22, 2017/ Blog, Critique, Editing, Writer's Life, Writing/ 0 comments

Hello, lovelies! I’ve been wanting to make this post for quite some time now, particularly with NaNoWriMo creeping up, but I haven’t really been sure I’m the proper person to make this post. And, of course, it’s already been made multiple times elsewhere on the internet. But then— who is qualified to make this post? A professor? A published author? A

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Word Count Goals: The Ugly Truth

Annicka/ October 20, 2017/ Blog, Editing, Writer's Life, Writing/ 0 comments

Ahh, the dreaded word count goal. I can’t tell you how long I’ve been living with this as an important part of writing. I can tell you that I think it’s completely fucking ruined my writing. Yes. My writing. I honestly think a lot of my problems with writing stem from this strange idea that a larger word count means a more

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