March Highlights // 2016

Thursday, March 31, 2016
Wow. So, March was a crazy insane month, and it's looking like April is going to be even more insane. Hopefully in a good way, though. :P



SPRING BREAK! What a glorious week of no school... just... so I could edit instead. (ha) We watched a bunch of movies as a family and I stayed up to insane hours of the night and slept in late each day. It was so lovely. xD

I, um, turned sixteen? So that's a thing. I was planning to just stay home and eat pizza, but then my amazing friends held a SURPRISE party for me. It was just the sweetest thing ever and I'm so blessed by them. <3 Here's the short clip of them giving me a heart attack:

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(hopefully the video works out. otherwise just picture me very frightened. :P)

I've started applying for jobs, too. :D Which is terrifying. So far I'm just applying for coffee shops -- we'll see if that turns into anything. *crosses fingers*

OH AND THE PIZZA SOCKS! I promised a picture in my last post.  Here they are in all their glory:


MY BOOKSHELF IS FULL. This only means another bookshelf, mwahaha. I already have stacks of books on the floor waiting for a new home.

So last month I read a whopping twenty-one books, but reading dramatically lowered to 15 books this month. *sigh*  Hopefully next month I can squeeze in some more reading time. But then there's Camp NaNo. So probably not. xD

Anyways, let's look at the books:

Favorite: STARS ABOVE! Ahh, it was such a lovely collection of short stories. *hugs all the charries*
Least Favorite: Ugh, Zeroes. Too many characters, wayyyy too long, and there really wasn't much of a plot? And I was bored for most of the time. So.
Best Cover: Ooh, probably The Shadow Queen. I love the gold lettering in the apple. 

BOOK HAUL:

So I "accidentally" got a lot of books this month. Three birthday books, two for five dollars, and then another five books under three dollars each on Thrift Books. So I was a very happy bookish person for the whole month. ^.^


left to right: scarlet, the goose girl, enna burning, unwind, princess of the silver woods, the shadows, the schwa was here, leviathan, five enchanted roses, son, and gathering blue.
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SO. MUCH. EDITING. THIS. MONTH.

This happened:


So I made a lot of progress. I finished sending off chapters to my critique partner, Abi, and then ventured out into the scary world of beta readers. If I haven't sent the thing out already, be looking for it today! *screams*

I've also kinda started planning my Camp NaNoWriMo novel. (Yes, I know that it starts tomorrow. Yes, I know that I'm horribly unprepared. Yes, I'm freaking out.) It's going to be a loose retelling of Little Red Riding Hood. I'm calling it Little Red Rain Coat -- contemporary, takes place in Seattle, and my main character is an adopted girl from China.

Here's how prepared I am to start this story tomorrow.

Do I know the beginning? No. 
Do I have a name for my main character? No. 
Do I know the ending? ...Kind of? Ish?
Do I really know ANYTHING about the novel? No. 

But I have a playlist made for it! ...Important, right? No? Sigh. xD
To make April crazier than it already is, my goal is to write this story by the fifteenth. So 50-70k in fifteen days. Can I do it? I'm certainly going to try. I'll be editing the rest of the month with what extra words I have left.
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A guest post by the lovely Hannah.

A GIVEAWAY?!? Mwahaha, yes. It'll be my first giveaway on this little blog so I'm rather excited. :D

A letter to my novel. (inspired by Aimee's post a while back.)

So, much excitement to come. Looking forward to next month with all of you even though it's gonna be crazy. We got this.

// katie grace

What are you doing for Camp? Are you prepared?! (if you're not, join me in freaking out and we can band together in our unpreparedness) 

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  1. Happy belated birthday!!
    Your Camp NaNo novel sounds so interesting, I know the feeling of being totally unprepared though. That's how I was going into the 300 for 30 March challenge with my novel, Faithless. The great thing is that you get to learn along with your characters how your world works and your people tick. Even the things you did manage to scrape together as a plan in the beginning can be totally flipped on their head when you go into something more or less blind. That's the exciting part. ;)
    Good luck!

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    1. Thank you, Emily! <3

      Ooh, how did you do with the 300 for 30 challenge? I would've loved to participate in it... though I was editing. *sigh* Oh well.

      I love the title of your novel. It makes me very curious. ^.^ What genre is it?

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    2. You're very welcome. ^^
      Haha, I did poorly because my family went on a roadtrip for ten days, so I kind of lost my rhythm there. I got about 10,000 words done, but that was less than I was hoping for. Still, I reached the minimum goal. It was a fun and highly recommended challenge though.
      Thank you, it's a dystopia AU kind of thing.

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    3. Dude, 10k is still awesome. xD Especially since you went on a roadtrip. I'm super impressed. ^.^

      Ooh, awesome. Sounds cool. :D

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  2. Wait...Did you just say 50-70K IN FIFTEEN DAYS!?! Nope. I just could not do that. Give me a whole month. Still couldn't get that many. My camp nano is aimed for 8k which kinda sounds pathetic against yours, but I should be able to actually do it! I'm going to be working on a random story (I have tons of half done ones). This is my first time ever so I'm a little nervous. I haven't gotten into a cabin yet, my sister is in one and requested that I be invited, buuut nothing's happened yet so I'm really not sure what's going on.
    I'm just randomly hoping for the best! :)

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    1. HA YEAH. I'm honestly not sure if I can do it, either. But I won't know if I don't try, right? xD

      Hey, that's still amazing! It took me a loonnnggg time to write 8k when I first started writing. If I hadn't discovered NaNo and wasn't so competitive, I'd probably still be writing at that pace. :P

      Aww, I hope you'll be accepted into the cabin! Cabins make Camp NaNo so much more fun. And you'll do awesome. :D

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    2. Thanks Katie, I completely amazed myself and wrote 1,000 words first day. Just like that. It wasn't even hard! If I keep it up (which I doubt) I'm going to have to raise the word-count aim!

      Still no cabin as of yet. I'm just campin' by a little fire with my characters for company. :)

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    3. Oh my gosh, you're already 1/8 of the way done! YOU TOTALLY GOT THIS, GIRL!

      Aww. Characters can be good company, though they usually tend to drive me a tad insane. Good luck with them. ;)

      Keep me updated on the writing! :D

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  3. I am soooo excited for Camp NaNo! I'm doing 76k, then in November hopefully more. I'm totally prepared plot and stuff wise, but not amount of word wise.

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    1. Ahh, that's nice that you have some plot things figured out! I've been planning this evening. I'm slowly getting a little more of an idea. Hopefully I won't get stuck. xD

      TWO. MORE. HOURS. (at least for my time zone.)

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    2. xD I have nine minutes at the moment. EEK!

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  4. I'm doing camp! Eeek, kind of freaking out!

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    1. YAY FOR MORE CAMP PEOPLE! What's your word goal?

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  5. Sounds like you had a great month! And yes, editing is awesome when you get through a thousand or better a day. :D
    I'm doing Mechanical Heart, a dark-steampunk retelling of Rapunzel, for Camp NaNo. It's only going to be about 20K words, but I have other stuff I have to do this month. So. It'll be good.

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      Um, okay. That Rapunzel telling sounds... so awesome. if you ever need anyone to read it... *raises hand* I'd love to. So much.

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  6. I COMPLETELY FORGOT THAT CAMP NANO STARTS TOMORROW. OH HELP. I mean, I have a main character, and a general idea of the plot, but also NOPENOPENOPE. *SHRIEKS FOREVER* On another note, since you're trying to write your novel by the 15th (which I, too, may attempt to achieve simply because the second half of the month is insane), if you want, I could word war with you? Or if you're planning a 10k1Day I could join you in that? (Basically, I'm lacking a writing partner now and I need someone to word war with xD)

    Also, your novel sounds really good. I love modern fairy tale retellings, and basically all fairy tale retellings, but this one sounds really unique and I want it, okay?

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    1. YES LET'S DO A 10k1DAY! AND WORD WARS. What day works best for you? The 2nd works for me pretty well... I mean, it's soon in the month, but maybe it'll be good to get into the story? :P

      How do you want to set this up? Are you on Facebook or Google Hangouts? (the chat) Those are probably easiest for me unless you have another idea.

      TWO HOURS EXACTLY AHHH.

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  7. Happy birthday beautiful!

    Ive always wanted to do do camp NaNo. Ive done the regular NaNo three times but yeah. maybe camp next year. best of luck to you this April!

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    1. Thank you, Faith! <3

      It's so awesome. *nod* Maybe you could do it in July? Camp is soooo motivating.

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  8. I've been really interested in NaNo activities. Problem is, I actually need a story to write. And my brain is rudely hiding all the wonderful plotlines that I'm sure I have buried in my mind SOMEWHERE. *sigh*

    Sounds like you had a fantastic March! Loved the video; looks like you were definitely surprised! :D

    Daww, you still read a lot of books this month. I only read ONE whole one. And half of another. But they were excellent. The first one was Prophet by R.J. Larson, and the next one was its sequel, Judge. I know the ending and I'm going to cry when it comes. I am.

    You're my younger sister's bookish role model. :) She looks up to your dedicated bookishness with admiration. :)

    I'm so excited to beta-read your book! Be proud of me, because I'm dutifully restraining from all caps. :P

    Ooh, I wonder what Hannah is going to be posting on. Excited for that one, I am. ;) Haha, the letter to your novel is going to be so fun to read! And a reply from him would be great too... :)

    Ahh! A giveaway! *whoops* I've never entered one in my life which I hope will be remedied soon. ;)

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    1. I TOTALLY UNDERSTAND YOU WITH THE NO STORY IDEAS. Wow, I feel that so much. I hope you'll get one before NaNoWriMo or the next Camp Nano!

      I assumed you liked Prophet? I've tried to read that one several times... but it just didn't click with me. I have it on my kindle so maybe I'll have to try again sometime when I don't have any other books to read. (HA! Like that'll ever happen. xD)

      Aww, that made me smile! That's so cute and kind. <3

      I'M EXCITED TOO. I'm just a bundle of nerves now that it's sent out. I'm so thankful that Camp NaNo will be able to distract me. :P

      I'm not sure what she's posting on yet, either, but I'm excited! xD
      OOH, THAT GAVE ME AN IDEA. It would be fun to read a reply... hmm, I'll have to see what ends up happening. :D

      Ooh, how awesome! I hope you win for that sake. :D

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    2. THANK YOU FOR FEELING ME I NEED SOMEONE TO FEEL ME. xD I reallyyy want to try NaNo activities. I'm just waiting for the glorious day when all the plot bunnies will come flooding towards me in droves, and I will welcome them with open arms to cuddle them. :P

      Even if I do come up with a plot before July, we'll be in the car, moving across the United States. Again. :) My dad is in the Air Force so we move every two summers or so. :) Maybe if at least one adorable plot bunny finds its way to me, I could write in a notebook or something in the car. :)

      I looooved Prophet. A ton. If anyone gives me permission I could talk on an on an on about it. I LOVED IT. Still do. :D But I understand that not everything clicks for everyone. :) I read the Blades of Acktar a while back and everyone seemed to love them to pieces. I liked them, but something just didn't click with me, like you said.

      I AM LOVING YOUR NOVEL; I ALREADY READ AND CRITIQUED LIKE TEN CHAPTERS. :D

      YAY A POSSIBLE REPLY FROM TAN! I could see teeny traces of Tan's personality in Gita's. :) Little teeny ones, but they were there. :)

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    3. Gah, typos. When I said 'on an on an on' my fingers forgot to type the Ds on the end of the ands. :) Totally my fingers' fault. :P

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    4. Aww, cuddle the little plot bunnies. xD I want a bunny so I can name it Plot. Then it can be my plot bunny. :P

      Oh wow. o.o That's... You move every two summers? Is that hard for you? I feel like that would be super hard for me.

      Ooh, I've heard a lot about the Blades of Acktar. My library doesn't have it, so I'm not sure how to get a hold it... Hmm, we'll see.

      AAH THANK YOU. *super hug* I'M. SO. HAPPY.

      Oh, yes. I can see that. Tan's like an extreme version of Gita. Kinda. xD

      *scolds the typos and your fingers*

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    5. Aww, that is a great idea! All writers should have /literal/ plot bunnies. :P

      Yeah . . . every two summers. :) It's not as hard for me as it would be for you; I grew up doing it, and I'm used to it. But it still can be very hard. My dad has almost finished serving for the military, and my family will be settling down in a couple of years. :D

      // emily

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  9. Your Camp NaNo goal . . . is insane. I can't even fathom being able to do that and still remember to eat and breathe. I mean, are you human? But, yeah, go for it :D I think I'm saving Camp NaNo until their July one when I might be ready to begin a new story :D

    I loved the surprise party clip! The first time I've actually seen in you in living, breathing, human form. :D I was very excited :D :D And your pizza socks are much classier than I was expecting. Nice going! ;)

    Now to go get my monthly post up :P

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    1. I mean, I'm not prepared and kinda procrastinating in that, so I think that's proof that I'm human enough. :P

      A NEW STORY?!?? AHH. REALLY? DO YOU HAVE IDEAS? I MUST HEAR MORE.

      So you know I'm not a robot, now! ;)

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  10. I don't have time to participate in Camp NaNo. :( Wish I could! Have fun! Sounds like you had a super March and I'm eager to receive the story to read! I totally would have been like that at a surprise party for me too! lol

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    1. Aww, that's too bad! Hopefully July or next year?
      Thanks for reading, Bethany! <3

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    2. I got the story and will set to work! Do you have a link that you could email me to learn more about exactly what Camp NaNo is so that I can look into it more for July? Thanks!

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    3. I don't have a specific link... the Camp website is campnanowrimo.org <-- There should be more information there.

      It's just like NaNoWriMo, except you can choose your own word goal and be in cabins with other people. :)

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  11. GIRL YOU ARE NOT THE ONLY ONE. I'M FREAKING OUT ALSO.
    And... you scream loud. *shakes head* Tsk, tsk, easily frightened I see. :P
    I. See. The. Socks. I LOVE THEM. If you find a variety with sour patch, lemme know. CAUSE THEY ARE CLAIMED IF THEY EXIST.

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    1. OKAY GOOD.

      Heh. Yeah. :P My cousin told me she had a "big" present for me, but I really wasn't expecting... people. Jumping in my face. With noise markers. I'm just about the jumpiest person in the world. :P

      OOH IS SOUR PATCH YOUR THING? I have to be in the right mood for them. Otherwise they're too sour. :P (though the red ones are the best...)

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    2. I have to be in the right mood also. WHICH IS LIKE ALL THE TIME YES THEY'RE MY THING AND I GUESS SINCE YOU DON'T LIKE THEM ALL THAT MUCH THAT JUST MEANS MORE FOR ME. :P

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    3. OH AND I JUST GOT THE BETA READING EMAIL!!
      You deserve a great big high five right now so *high five* :D

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    4. YES MY MOOD FOR PIZZA IS THE "ALL THE TIME GIVE ME PIZZA SO I CAN SHOVE IT IN MY FACE PLEASE" MOOD. xD

      *screams* *high fives you back* so. much. excitement.

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  12. Sounds like such a fun month! Happy belated birthday! (And mine's in 2 days YAYYY!)

    AAAAHHHH I AM FREAKING OUT ABOUT NANO TOO. I'M BARELY PREPARED AND I HAVE NEVER DONE ANYTHING LIKE THIS BEFORE. SOMEONE PLEASE SEND PIZZA.

    Whew. Good luck!

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    1. (typically, we send virtual sour patch in our cabin. but we can make an exception for you. :P)

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    2. AHH IT IS?? Happy early birthday, then! :D

      I'M SENDING VIRTUAL PIZZA RIGHT NOW AS I'M WRITING THIS COMMENT. NEVER FEAR. YOU CAN DO THIS. JUST WRITE. YOU CAN ALWAYS EDIT LATER. JUST. WRITE. xD

      Good luck to you, too. xD

      (ooh, and your cabin sounds fun. Yay for virtual sour patch kids and pizza. xD)

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  13. HAPPY LATE BIRTHDAYYYYY. PRETTY SURE I ALREADY TOLD YOU HAPPY BIRTHDAY. BUT HAPPY BIRTHDAY AGAIN!!!!!!!

    I can't get the video to work which is really depressing. Hopefully it'll work on my other computer xD

    "I accidentally got a ton of books" XD

    ...Oh my gosh. 50-70k in fifteen days??? Girl, you're a machine. CAN I BE YOU??????

    *sees guest post coming by Hannah* *Has to click link to see which of the five blogging Hannah's I know it is* XD

    Gosh, I wish I had time to do NaNo...maybe the next one...

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    1. AWW WELL THANKS BEING WISHED A HAPPY BIRTHDAY IS ALWAYS FUN EVEN IF IT'S LATE. xD

      Nuuuu! Bothersome video. It's only five seconds long, so it's not like me talking for hours on end. :P

      KIND OF ACCIDENTALLY. I just got more and more and then, whoops. I had a lot. :P

      WELL I DON'T THINK YOU'D WANT TO BE ME THE WORDS THAT COME OUT OF CAMP ARE COMPLETE NONSENSE SO. xD

      *oh my gosh I totally understand the feel* xD I can think of three from the top of my head. I probably follow at least a couple more, though. :P

      YES DO THE NEXT ONE IT'LL BE FABULOUS.

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  14. oh, I'm not doing NaNoWriMO but my April is certainly hectic, in all forms of the word. Four of the biggest things are my math competition on Saturday(!!!!), my 14th birthday, State History Day. And lastly, sadly:preparing myself to say good-bye to my class of nine years. This class includes my first and constant crush. Our relationship is more of a friendship, but sometimes I question that(moreso in the: are we more than that?). *tears roll down my cheeks for the next half an hour just thinking about it* There are so many people that I have grown to love, and I'm going to have to say good-bye less than two months from now. But, May is going to include literally a ton of good-byes, including all of my guy best friends(crush and one other) I'm hating time and change right now.

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    1. Eeek, how exciting for your 14th birthday! What day is it?

      Aww, good-byes are hard. I'm sorry. :/ I'm hoping that you'll be able to find a bunch of new friends when you move on! <3

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    2. April 18th. I might have killed a relationship with an April Fool's Day joke today. *sobs break the silence. Tears BURN down my face*. I didn't even mean for the joke to be serious. But, I might have seriously hurt him with it. I'm gonna die if that killed our "friendship/more". I love this guy to death. I have since I was five years old and I hate that i did this to him. I'm that kind of person who cannot pull a prank on someone and emotionally get away with it. I generally apologize about five times. Right now I want to apologize into infinity. And it was all a stupid joke. i'm such a jerk. What do I do?

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  15. I am SO NOT READY FOR TOMORROW!!! *joins you in freaking out* I have (so far) gotten a whole two scenes outlined. Not much to write about. Also, I can't decide if I'm going to write the 25,000 words in one week to get it over with and get back to editing my other book (ick) or if I am going to spread the words out over the month.

    Wow, your NaNo novel sounds cool even in it's vagueness. :) Hits pretty close to home for me...I live 5 hours from Seattle and my sister is from China. :)

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    1. Ooh, 25k in one week would be IMPRESSIVE. I like getting my writing over with so I can start editing, but then my words aren't as good and I need to do more editing in the long run? Both methods have their pros and cons. :P

      Ooh, really? o.O That's super cool. :D

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  16. Have fun in (right preposition? Wrong?) spring break! Over here we call it sembreak and that's on October/November. :)

    CUTE PIZZA SOCKS! I have a mini collection of socks. Most of them are plaid and polka dots, but I have one with cupcakes and another with hedgehogs.

    Out of all the books you read this month I'm familiar with one the most--The Books of Elsewhere. I read the first book so many years ago when all I was reading was MG/light YA. Should I continue the series?

    I'm not joining Camp NaNoWriMo, but definitely going to do some writing this April. Like, a lot. Good luck to you!

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    1. On spring break? I don't know what people usually say. I think that's how I call it, though. :P
      Ahh. *nod*

      HEDGEHOG SOCKS?? O.O Where did you get them? My friend loves hedgehogs... it'd be fun to get them for her.

      Books of Elsewhere! <3 I haven't finished them all yet. So far I'm rating them around four stars. They're super good despite the fact that I don't read much MG. I'm actually meeting the author on April 8th... super excited about that. :D
      So, yes. You should continue. xD

      YOU GOT THIS! Write like crazy, girl. ;) Hope it goes well!

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  17. Ha. I'm absolutely unprepared for Camp as well. But I'm used to winging it. XD

    Also, is Heist Society good? It totes looks like something I'd love.

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    1. We'll hopefully get through it. xD

      It was pretty good. I've seen some amazing reviews on it, but I just... didn't like it too much? But maybe that's just me.

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  18. Lots of cool things! And pizza socks! I love socks. I have massive collection of ones ranging from phoenixes to TARDISes to anime. XD Yay for Camp NaNo! That's a quite a goal, but you did 10K in a day, you can do this. ^ ^ I'm doing Camp NaNo too with a less ... ambitious word count. XD Just 30K for me. Good luck!

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    1. That's awesome. xD I want to collect a bunch more cool socks, because socks are awesome. xD

      CAMP NANO! :D I'm not really into the story so far, but hopefully it'll become easier in these next few days.
      And 30k is still really tough to do. :P Really any word count is challenging. You can do it!

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    2. Socks are amazing. I love them. ^ ^

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  19. Pizza socks. That is so epic :D.

    You read A Branch Of Silver A Branch Of Gold! What did you think of it? Ooo, and I see some Books Of Elsewhere. I remember reading those! I agree, The Shadow Queen has a lovely cover. *gasps* You own Five Enchanted Roses?! Hurrah! You'll have to tell me what you thought of it when you're finished :).

    You rewrote 5k in two days?! Wow. That is quite impressive :). By the way, any chance you'll be doing a post about Little Read Rain Coat sometime? And it can be fun to be mostly unprepared for a story before you write it :D. Then the story has more room to surprise you!

    A GIVEAWAY?! SO cool, I can't wait!

    Also, Song Of The Deseret is AH-MAZING so far, I love it! You are a very talented writer :). Gita is such a wonderful main character! I was a little hesitant about reading this book, because I knew it was set in the desert, and for some reason I typically don't enjoy stories set in the desert as much as other stories. But THIS story is different, I absolutely LOVE it! Which means a good deal, seeing as it's set in the desert :). I'm SO, SO glad I signed up to beta-read it!

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    1. Sighh, I did read it! But... I was rather disappointed. :/ It didn't catch me like Anne's other books. I was kind of mbored and the characters didn't click with me. *sigh* I WAS LOOKING FORWARD TO IT, TOO. But hopefully you'll like it better than I did? You'll have to let me know.
      I FINALLY OWN IT! I plan to read it soon. *nod*

      Heh, I would like to do a post about Little Red Rain Coat, but it wasn't really working for me. At all. I tried writing it today, and decided that it needs a lot more plotting, thought, research... just things in general. So I'm going to be writing "A Twisted Star," my space story. That's plotted even less, but I have a general idea of where I'm going and have 4k down, so it's going pretty well. :P

      AWW THANK YOU! It makes me happy that you like it. ^.^ Especially since it's in the desert. ;) Your comments are absolutely awesome and so helpful. Thank you so much, Savannah. You're amazing. <3

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  20. Ah! Your monthly highlights posts are so fun!

    And I'm doing Camp NaNo too!! Can't wait to get going! :)

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    1. Thank you! They're fun writing them. :D

      YAY! How did day one go for you?

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    2. Well, I have to admit I didn't do any writing yesterday *gasps*. I was pretty busy, but today I'm hoping to start working on it. :) How many words did you do yesterday? You have amazing goals! I'm so impressed! =)

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  21. I just finished Unwind. I'm not sure if I'm glad I finally read it?? I found parts of it quite disturbing and I've been thinking about it a lot. I wasn't expecting to feel like I did about it. Your pizza socks are awesome!

    Looking forward to your posts in April! :)

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    1. hmm, I'll have to see what I think about it. I've heard nothing but glowing reviews, but everyone for themselves. *shrug*

      Thank you, Opal! :D

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  22. All those books look really good! And your pizza socks are pretty cool as well. I would so work at a coffee shop as well.....
    and NaNo!!!!! So much fun already..... Can't wait for some word wars

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    1. Yaas, NaNo, and books, and Word Wars, and all the excitement. xD

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    1. HAHA THANK YOUUU. I'm so glad they caught it on camera. :P

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  24. The video clip is awesome. xD

    A giveaway... Ooooooh.

    Pizza socks! I like yours better than Athelas'. Her pizza on her socks are more droopy-ish.

    Fifteen days... Wow. You are quite insane, Katie. xP

    Heh. Heh. Your reading dramatically lowered to fifteen books... *hides book list* Yeah, I've definitely read plently. Certainly not just a tad bit more in the whole year than you have in March... Heh. Heh. Heh.

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  25. That surprise party was so sweet of your friends! But turning sixteen is scary... :P. Congratulations on getting Song of the Desert beta reader ready and good luck with Camp NaNo!

    I am doing Camp NaNo this, but my goal is only 10k words for the fourth draft of my sci-fi novel. Yep, that one again, haha. Every time I finish a draft I say that I hate it and I'm finally gonna trunk the novel and then I come back and get all excited about it again. *facepalms a million times*

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  26. Ha, ha your friends are awesome. Love the pizza socks. Good luck with Camp Nano

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