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I never have to worry about writer's or artist's block because whenever I'm not writing I'm drawing and vice versa. I constantly switch between projects and always have something to do. Always being productive and next to no risk of burning out.
Occasionally I drop my writing and drawing projects altogether and dive into crafts and handmade for a week. You can probably tell from all the pics of my cross stitch or crochet projects that I post on Twitter.
What can I say? I have a lot of interests.
But sometimes I start thinking that this little system of "time management" I came up with keeps me from accomplishing my goals.
They say that in order to master your craft you have to practice it every single day. Little by little. Step by step. Is it really possible to get better at drawing or writing if that's the opposite of what I'm doing?
When it comes to my drawings I can say without a doubt that it's possible.
I've been actively drawing, editi…
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#CampNaNoWriMo weekly vlog 3-4 | #amwriting

Hello again! Here are my videos for the last two weeks of CampNaNoWriMo. It took me a while to upload the last vlog because, as usual, I've been having some internet connection problems.

I'll spoil the ending for you just a little bit, but I succeeded in reaching my goal of 30 thousand words last month! And I've already used my winner's coupon for the 50% Scrivener discount. Now I can't wait to transfer all of my writing into my Scrivener project and continue writing my story!

Hope you enjoy watching these vlogs and thank you for following me on this journey!



#CampNaNoWriMo weekly vlog 1-2 | #amwriting

Hey, guys! It's been a while since I've updated my blog. But I have an excuse this time. Ever since July started I've been participating in the Camp NaNoWriMo challenge (link). My goal for the month of July is to write 30k words of my current WIP (and hopefully get that 50% discount on Scrivener).

I'm trying to vlog weekly about my Camp NaNoWriMo experience and I'm really enjoying it so far. Of course, I've faced some difficulties as well. I had to learn some new tricks in Sony Vegas, the program that I'm using to edit most of my video. And I can't quite yet figure out what to say or not to say in my vlogs, which results in them being very long. But I'm learning as I go.

As for the writing part of the whole deal, I'm a little bit behind, but still feeling positive. I'm not trying to catch up anymore, but I'm writing every day and enjoying the process immensely.

And yes, there are a lot of cat clips in these vlogs. :3

Here are the first t…

My Master List of Projects | #amwriting

For the last few weeks, I've been decluttering my room and trying to organize my belongings. Those who follow me on Twitter probably know that I've even started making a catalogue of my home library. A project that will probably take me a few months since most of the books I own are old Soviet and early post-Soviet editions, which means I'll have to manually add them to the database. By the end of this project, I'll finally know how many books I own exactly. So that's something to look forward to.

I've also been organizing the files on my PC and Google Drive where I keep most of my writing projects and thought that it would be interesting to make a list of all of my projects so that it'd be easier for me to know what I'm supposed to be working on and track my progress. That's why I've decided to write this blog post and share it with you guys. I have to warn you though that I have a lot of projects and just came up with another one after a shor…

My "Fake" Personality

I've already vented about this once on Facebook but I figured it wouldn't hurt writing a blog post as well just to gather my thoughts and see where I'm standing.
My therapist thinks that my personality is "fake". That I only have a lot of interests because it's a way of making myself interesting enough for other people so that maybe they'd want to talk to me and be friends.
It doesn't count that I've always been that way and that when pursuing my interests I don't think about other people. I'm caught up in the moment, engaged and fascinated by whatever it is that I'm doing. And when I'm sharing my interests I'm not thinking about how I'm being perceived at the moment.
How can all this be fake?
My therapist once told me to do an exercise where I was supposed to "explore" my true self. Somehow she led me to the conclusion that without my interests I don't exist.
And I can only find my true self through mindfulne…