Category Archives: Editing

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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Motivational Redirection

Annicka/ October 16, 2017/ Blog, Editing, Writer's Life, Writing/ 0 comments

I woke up late today. I’m tired, I’m listless, and I’m unmotivated. Well, not entirely unmotivated, but I’m sitting here staring at Twitter, thinking, “What do I want to do today?” And mostly coming up empty handed. This occasionally happens to my friends and I. We want to do something, but we can’t settle on what. It’s this strange, disinterest that

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Preptober: Week Two

Annicka/ October 14, 2017/ Blog, Editing, Excerpts, Writer's Life, Writing/ 0 comments

Hello, lovelies! Boy, it’s been almost a full week since my last post. I’ve been busy with those edits and outlines! It’s been a little harrowing and I’m not even close to being ready for NaNoWriMo, but it’s getting there. Slowly, but surely. Who’s ready for a recap of the week? 😀 So, as of this week I’m going forward

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