Updates: Writing, Drawing, Reading, OH MY!

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Hi, guys!! ❀ Life has been a whirlwind the past couple weeks, so apologies for my unplanned absence so far this month. There’s been some pretty big ups and downs, so I just haven’t been able to sit down and sink my teeth into blogging during all of it. But, I’m back, and I figured I’d throw together a quick update post full of Blah Blah Blah’s to catch up a little bit.

BLAH #1: Instagram has really been a lot of fun so far! I know I was late to the party on that one, but better late than never, right? πŸ˜‰ I’ve mostly been posting drawings, photos of Bailey, bookstagram and breakfast posts so far. Due to a busy schedule it’s been a lot easier updating on there more frequently, but I still love the blogging life and all my blogging buddies, so it’s good to be back! ❀

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BLAH #2: I’ve been drawing more, just like I said I wanted to. For the new year I treated myself to a new sketchbook, so the un-official goal is to fill it up by the end of the year with new drawings. πŸ™‚ I’ve posted a couple WIP pieces on Instagram, but I’ll post some more here soon as well.

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BLAH #3: Writing has been going really well. Usually fall seems to be my big creative season, but this winter I feel like I’ve really hit my stride again with my writing. It feels great. I have been learning to navigate my way around Scrivener. (Thank goodness for Youtube tutorials!!) It has some pretty damn snazzy tools and features for writers and I feel like it’s been helping keep me focused and on track with my writing since I started using it. Big thanks again to the lovely Cupcakes and Machetes for gifting it to me for my birthday! ❀ I’m the sort of person who likes practical gifts and this was the perfect surprise. I’m using the hell out of it and it’s helping me a lot as I work on my story.

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BLAH #4: In reading news, I’m currently doing a Harry Potter re-read/buddy read with the previously mentioned C&M. Neither of us seem to re-read books very often since there’s just sooo much out there to be read, but I’ve greatly been enjoying re-reading this one. Most. Magical. Buddy. Read. EVER.

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Anywhoooo, that’s about it for me right now. How have you guys all been doing?? I’m so behind on everyone’s posts so it’ll take me a hot minute to try to catch up a bit, so feel free to fill me in on any exciting news of yours I may have missed. I hope everyone has been having a great February so far. Have a wonderful weekend! ❀

8 thoughts on “Updates: Writing, Drawing, Reading, OH MY!”

  1. Yay! I’m glad you like Scrivener so much! Now when I’m working on stuff, I’m thinking, “Damn Scrivener would be nice.” Lol. I still won’t buy it though until I’ve fully committed to writing. I’m hoping to get a little work done on that front this weekend since I slacked on it last weekend.
    I’ve finished HP so we should discuss as soon as you’re done! ❀

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  2. Hey kid welcome back! Just make sure you think of the ups when you’re experiencing the downs. I’ve been on IG about a year and what it lacks I get on WP and that’s friends and a community type feeling. IG feels like high school but WP feels like an exclusive club for like minded nutcases hehe.

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    1. Aw, thanks a lot! πŸ™‚ I will definitely keep that in mind!
      Yeah, WP is hands down my favorite social media type thing as well. So many great people on here, yourself included, of course! πŸ˜› The community is just fantastic here!

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