Author Archives: Sky

About Sky

I'm a: 20-something, fantasy writer, deep thought thinker, sometime knitter, bookstore browser, amateur cook, journaler, cat owner, cheap wine connoisseur, ancient and medieval history lover, occasional philosopher, avid reader, museum wanderer.

2019 3rd Quarter Reading

Well, I’m still reading. But I’m also still mentally fatigued, I think. Or depressed. Or anxious. Fatigued and depressed and anxious? Some other combination? Who knows. Brains are weird, and it can be hard to tell what is actually going … Continue reading

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Thinkin’ About: Creative Exhaustion

So it’s been a little while. When last I wrote, I was heading into the last week of July Camp NaNoWriMo. I did end up claiming my win, but by the end I was just… done. I put down the novel … Continue reading

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Camp NaNoWriMo July 2019: Week 3 Progress

Let’s just pretend I’m not a little late with this blog post, shall we? In Week 3 I both caught up and then fell behind again. I managed to catch up after falling a bit behind in Week 2, but … Continue reading

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Camp NaNoWriMo July 2019: Week 2 Progress

Camp NaNo continues on, and I continue to write. And, mostly, to have a good time with it! Somehow week 2 is always the hill I have to get over. I’ve written before about my week 2 struggles, and this … Continue reading

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Camp NaNoWriMo July 2019: Week 1 Progress

As it turns out: I love Camp NaNoWriMo. Maybe not as much as I love NaNoWriMo in November, or maybe I love it differently, but I do love it. Camp NaNo reminds me of my early years on the internet, … Continue reading

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2019 Second Quarter Reading

We’re already halfway through this year! That seems impossible to me—but then I guess my understanding of time passing has always been strange. There are still six whole months in this year left, but I still feel like I’m running … Continue reading

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Thinkin’ About: July ’19 Camp NaNoWriMo

Summer camp. But with writing! Once again I’ll be plunging headfirst into the month-long writing frenzy that is Camp NaNoWriMo. In April I was still looking for a job and had all the free time that wasn’t spent applying for … Continue reading

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Camp NaNoWriMo April 2019: Week 4 + Wrap Up

I did it! I pushed myself the last week and wrote 8,727 words in the last six days alone, and validated my count last night at 25,070 words written in the month of April. That’s 25k words on this rewrite, … Continue reading

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Camp NaNoWriMo April 2019: Week 3 Progress

“Best best laid plans of mice and men often go awry.” Well, ain’t that the truth. If you’re keeping track of my word count (and I’m not sure why you would be, but I suppose you could be?), you’ll probably … Continue reading

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Camp NaNoWriMo April 2019: Week 2 Progress

Camp NaNoWriMo continues. In the past, Week 2 is usually where I’ve fallen off course for Camp. Life might get in the way, or I might just lose the motivation and self discipline to keep going. While my second week … Continue reading

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