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Writing Fears (Writing is Hard Pt. 27)

Today is Day 27 of my 30-day writing challenge and I’m so close to finishing that I’m afraid of jinxing it! I originally thought of the idea for this challenge while writing my first blog of the series, Writing is Hard. I didn’t actually take myself seriously though; I figured I would write for maybe… Continue reading Writing Fears (Writing is Hard Pt. 27)

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Morning People (Writing is Hard Pt. 26)

Today is Day 26 of my 30-day writing challenge. I only have a few days left of this challenge, but I do not want to lose momentum. I’ve noticed that I respond well to the short-term goals, rather than the daunting vague, long-term. I like that this is a short, 30-day challenge. I have a… Continue reading Morning People (Writing is Hard Pt. 26)

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Wedding Plans (Writing is Hard Pt. 25)

Today is Day 25 of my 30-day writing challenge – only five days left!!! One year ago, almost to the hour, my fiancé and I got engaged. We had gone up to Lake George to celebrate our four year anniversary and he proposed to me on the anniversary of our first date. After calling our… Continue reading Wedding Plans (Writing is Hard Pt. 25)

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Remembering Forgotten Stories (Writing is Hard Pt. 24)

Today is Day 24 of my 30-day writing challenge. Before starting this challenge, I had started and stopped a lot of different writing projects. Some of them are stored in some forgotten folder on my laptop; others are scribbled in some repurposed notebook; some are still lingering around in my head. While looking through the… Continue reading Remembering Forgotten Stories (Writing is Hard Pt. 24)

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Bicycles and Baseball (Writing is Hard Pt. 23)

Today is Day 23 of my 30-day writing challenge – only one week left! Today I decided to write about a family photo from what seems like another life… There are fingerprints and small scratches on the surface of the photo, and although they do not hinder the view, they do emphasize how much time… Continue reading Bicycles and Baseball (Writing is Hard Pt. 23)

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Looking Ahead (Writing is Hard Pt. 22)

Today is Day 22 of my 30-day writing challenge – almost finished! I began this self-appointed writing challenge because I had writer’s block and couldn’t seem to think, or write, myself out of it. I have many books on writing that provide many different kinds of writing exercises, but I always found myself flipping through,… Continue reading Looking Ahead (Writing is Hard Pt. 22)

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September 21st (Writing is Hard Pt. 21)

Today is Day 21 of my 30-day writing challenge. September 21st marks beginnings for me. It was this day, five years ago, that my fiancé first asked me on a date. It was this day, just last year, that my fiancé and I were getting ready to sign the lease on our first apartment, go… Continue reading September 21st (Writing is Hard Pt. 21)

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Dear Diary, (Writing is Hard Pt. 20)

Wahoo! Today is Day 20 of my 30-day writing challenge – only 10 days left! While there are still days where I would rather curl up and watch television or read a book, I’m starting to enjoy this writing routine – not so much in the beginning of a post, but by the end I… Continue reading Dear Diary, (Writing is Hard Pt. 20)

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Writer’s Block (Writing is Hard Pt. 18)

Today is Day 18 of my self-appointed 30-day writing challenge. I began this challenge because I had writer’s block for a full month and couldn’t seem to think, or write, myself out of it. I have twelve days left of my writing challenge and feel that it is time to check in with myself about… Continue reading Writer’s Block (Writing is Hard Pt. 18)