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Why Writing Multiple Novels Can Be Overwhelming… But Rewarding

Hello, readers! I am Oceane and I am actively writing four novels. Yay! I'm the kind of person to have lofty, somewhat unattainable goals that I strive to see through. Until I get burnt out... and feel like a failure... and grow apathetic when I actually just need some motivation. Anyone else relate? XD After… Continue reading Why Writing Multiple Novels Can Be Overwhelming… But Rewarding

My Writing · Writing Tips

Writer’s Block: The Bane of My Existence

You've been there. Perhaps you had just woken up, coffee/tea in hand. You sit down in front of your computer, determined to write at least one thousand words. Everything is ready, just waiting for you to type. Your fingers outstretch and... nothing. Your mind is blank, the ideas gone. It's definitely a struggle, trying to… Continue reading Writer’s Block: The Bane of My Existence

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Why the “Strong, Independent Woman” Cliche in Literature is Harmful

This post might not sit well with everyone, and you might disagree, but I ask that you all please keep your comments respectful. Thanks! If you've read any novel written in the last ten years, you're bound to have seen the strong, kick-butt woman stereotype. They're either the lead or play a pivotal role in… Continue reading Why the “Strong, Independent Woman” Cliche in Literature is Harmful

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Building a Following When You’re Virtually Unknown

Hey everyone! Today's post isn't necessarily about writing, but it goes hand-in-hand, especially if you're planning on publishing. When I first considered publishing, I went back and forth on if I should pursue traditional or not. While traditional has a LOT of benefits, I felt self-publishing fit my needs and life, PLUS there's a wonderful… Continue reading Building a Following When You’re Virtually Unknown

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Why Editing is So Important For Self-Publishers

Hey all! Oceane here. As someone who is just beginning to figure out her own self-publishing journey, I've come to realize one thing that all self-publishers should know: Editing is extremely important! Maybe you already know this, maybe you don't, but it is important to understand. I myself have gone back and forth on whether… Continue reading Why Editing is So Important For Self-Publishers