NaNoWriMo – the way to my vomit draft?

Have you ever done NaNoWriMo? Are you doing it this year? I'm seriously thinking about it for the first time in my writing life. This morning I've read Zoe Lea's blogpost about it and it got me thinking. Is this the way for me to write my vomit draft? I have a problem with it, … Continue reading NaNoWriMo – the way to my vomit draft?

Finishing things

It's often hard to keep going, to bring a project to the end. Especially when you keep some stories inside you, things you've heard in your childhood or teenage years. Mine is 'she's talented, but lazy', meaning that I'll never reach my potential, that I'll never be able to be who I could become. That … Continue reading Finishing things

Getting back to writing

Not writing, not blogging, not being who I want to be, again. I wish I could say that life gets in the way, but it's not that. I think that the only thing that gets in the way is myself. I've written about it in my newsletter yesterday and the more I think about it, … Continue reading Getting back to writing

Write It All Down

When I saw that Cathy Rentzenbrink has written a book about memoir writing I immediately knew I had to read it. As I couldn't wait till January, I asked Bluebird for a proof copy and they kindly sent me (digital) one. And I'm so glad they did! I was hoping that this book will help … Continue reading Write It All Down

A new season

While nature is slowing down, preparing itself for the cold months, my head is spinning. There's so much I want to do before the end of this year, there's so much I want to write. I just don't know where to begin. Today marks 100 days till the end of the year. So many days … Continue reading A new season

I Am an Island by Tamsin Calidas

This book was very hard to read. It made me sad and angry, it broke my heart so many times it's impossible to count, and I still loved it. It's difficult to write about this book. It should be covered in trigger warnings. There's everything in it, every possible horrible thing that can happen in … Continue reading I Am an Island by Tamsin Calidas

Not giving up

Life was kicking me lately and my first reaction was to curl up, make myself small and let it kick me. I even considered giving up on my dreams, on all the things I want for myself. But this morning I felt I can’t be like this anymore and that’s it’s time I started kicking … Continue reading Not giving up

Waking up

I had weird and very realistic dreams last night. This morning I threw on my bathrobe and went barefoot outside to feel the ground, the wet grass the chill of the morning on my feet. I needed this to wake up fully, to transport myself to the reality, to make sure that it was all … Continue reading Waking up

Finding another way

Four weeks ago I've started running. I haven't run since I left sport school when I was fourteen. I thought that it would be a perfect way of gaining some fitness and getting good cardio workout done. I don't really like sports, but I know I need to do this for my health, so I'm … Continue reading Finding another way

Unexpected break

I finished my 100 days of daily blogging and decided to take a small break, like a day or maybe two. It was a nice change not to be thinking what to blog about. It didn't work out as I thought it would. First of all I was still thinking about blogging. My mind is … Continue reading Unexpected break