September Rap-up/October Expectations

A goal without a plan is just a wish

It’s Fall, y’all! Yeah, I know it’s been Fall for a while now, but today it actually feels like Fall in my part of the world! It’s October 1st, exactly one month until NaNoWriMo, and I actually decided to be a productive human being over the weekend and make a schedule for school, writing, blogging, reading, and mindless entertainment time. Yeah, I’m shocked too! Anyway… Today I am bringing you a recap of everything I posted, some stuff that’s been going on with me, and upcoming stuff for October. Yes, I have posts for the next two months planned out in my notebook. I don’t know what alien creature took over my brain, but I think I like it. And just a heads up before I really begin this post, my blogging software has decided to act possessed today, and my ability to inserts headings and links properly is questionable at this time, so this could be interesting… I guess i’ll just put headings in all caps for now! 

 

PERSONAL GOINGS ON: 

The last two weeks have been nightmarish with school. Like the dagger and angry face emojis made it into my frequently used section. I’m not crazy, (it’s an inside joke), but that’s how bad it was. I won’t get into that right now because y’all really don’t wanna hear me rant, but just know that it involved three power points, a chemistry test, a teacher’s inability to modify assignments for me, eighty pages of reading, and algebra, and that is why I haven’t been blogging. 

On a happier note, I’ve officially decided to do NaNoWriMo again this November! Someone prepare my room in the psych ward now please! I’m gonna try to write 50000 words on top of a packed school schedule! I know i probably won’t hit it, but I’m going to try, and even if I don’t, at least I’ll get to be part of an awesome community again for a month. I’m starting a completely new project because the one I’ve been sharing snippets from is very complex, and I really want to do it justice. If I make it my Nano project, I know I’ll fly through it, and then it’ll be a mess, and I’ll never edit it. It needs a really structured outline because of the way the plot is twisted together over a few generations, so I’m trying to develop that the right way first. I’m not really sure how to explain my new project yet, but i’ll probably be ready to do that for my Snippet Sunday post tomorrow. If any of you guys are also attempting NaNo this November, please give me a shout out in the comments! I need some fellow insane writing buddies! And if you’re a NaNoNewbie, I’d love to help you get started! 


BLOGGING HAPPENINGS: 

This list of what i posted in September is kinda sad, but… here it goes: 

I updated you guys on my absence and suggested a “blogger’s bookclub,” which is still open for comment! 

■Here is Snippet Sunday #4, (featuring an angry glare!) 

I did the reader confession tag. 

I gave my first two star review. 

I reviewed Girl of Nightmares. 

■Here is Snippet sunday #5, (in which i picked a random card from my outline folder.) 

Angelfall got three stars! 

■I divulged my blogging secrets in the book blogger insider tag! 

The Ravenclicks took third in the first task of the Blogger’s House cup! 

I confused myself and shared a special poem while telling you how I see the world… 

■I shared a criptic saying in Snippet Sunday #6. 


UPCOMING STUFF: 

•An overview of my NaNoWriMo project, assuming I can put it into words. 

•How I outline for NaNowriMo 

•The coffee book tag 

•The totally should’ve book tag 

•My NaNoWriMo survival kit 

•Probably a rant about this stupid Mac update because it’s making me vary angry as I’m trying to write this!!! 

•Reviews including: 

◦The Raven Boys, (there WILL be fangirling!) 

◦The Dream Thieves 

◦Blue Lily, Lily blue 

◦The Raven King 

◦The Raven Cycle rap-up/series at a glance review 

◦The Islands At the End of the World 

◦Girl In Pieces 

◦Thirteen Reasons Why 

◦These Broken stars 

◦Awake At dawn, (Shadow Falls, book 2) 

◦And I Darken 

◦Blind 

◦Breaking butterflies 

◦Between the devil and the Deep Blue Sea 

◦The Diviners 

◦An Ember In the Ashes 


WHAT ARE YOUR THOUGHTS? 

Have you read any of these books? Do you plan to read any of them? Are you doing NaNoWriMo? Are you going crazy because of school? Do you like the Fall weather? do you hate me asking you all these questions? Let’s chat in comments! You can also find me on Twitter and Instagram @Cheyenne_writes to see lots of writing updates and pics of my kitty! 

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