Exordium 2.0

When I started my first blog, “The Rapport,” in August of 2010 I really had no idea what I was doing. I was in college at the time, and one evening of boredom led to the creation of an account on Blogger. That first night was drawn long and sleepless by a sudden, indomitable inspiration to write. The following morning in class my fingers were itching to get back to this newfound obsession.  I blogged intermittently for several years, caught between topics of angst-ridden romantic prose, reflections on faith, and the utter none-sense spawned only in college dormitories. Continue reading “Exordium 2.0”

I’m a Winner! Six Things I Learned From NaNoWriMo 2016

National Novel Writing Month can be a crazy cool, challenging, and rewarding experience. Leading up to this year’s event I knew that success was dependent on how well I prepared. I’m not a “by-the-seat-of-my-pants” kind of writer. I need structure. So, I took the month of October to brainstorm. I explored old story ideas and browsed through my sketchbooks looking for inspiration. Come the first of November I was ready to dive in. And in the process of NaNoWriMo 2016, I learned quite a lot… Continue reading “I’m a Winner! Six Things I Learned From NaNoWriMo 2016”