[dropcap style=”font-size: 40px; color: #AFBCFE;”]T[/dropcap]here are plenty of NaNoWriMo prep guides and blog posts out there but this is how I do it in 5 easy to follow steps. Step 1: Sign Up Go to http://www.nanowrimo.org/en and sign up. Then go to your My NaNoWriMo page and fill out your info (or in my case […]
I have dyslexia; in fact I have all three forms. Bet most of you didn’t even know there were three. The most common one is the reading one, that’s the one most people are familiar with it’s also the one most kids have. (Me, not so much with that anymore.) Another one is the writing one. (This is the one I have the worst.) When I write sometimes I move letters or words around out of order. And no matter how many times I read it back half the time it will still look correct to me because my brain is auto correcting it for me.
“It is my great strength that gets me where I want to go but it is my flaws, my weaknesses, that made me who I am.” Sometimes I am so determined in my need to succeed that I forget just how much I have accomplished and just how far I have come. I don’t like to dwell on things I can’t change or things that I have no control over. Instead just keeping moving forward towards the goals I set for myself. Even as a child I never liked to compete against others, it made me feel sick inside. Instead I always just competed against myself. And I think it’s that kind of drive that gets people farther in the end.
Here is a re-post of the interview I did for LM Preston’s blog Tell us about your upcoming book? Some of your other projects? I actually have three upcoming books if you can believe it. Two picture books and my debut novel Daemons in the Mist. Daemons in the Mist is a Young Adult urban-fantasy […]
This is in response to this article. Stand strong Katie and hold you Star Wars water bottle high, you are among light saber wielding sisters. Me holding my light saber I made at Disneyland. One of the voice actors from the Clone Wars movie had just signed it for me. Why yes I am wearing […]
November 15-19 is Anti-Bullying Week and so alot of articles are going around the twitterverse. One particular article really hit me in the heart and so like many others I have decided to speak out. In the 7th grade I got beat up, bullied and picked on by 8th grade girls nearly everyday. I know […]