Update: Camp NaNoWriMo, My Novel, and New Free Printable Novel Planner!

*deep breath* Yes, that’s right. Just a few days ago I officially decided to join in on Camp NaNoWriMo. Currently, I’ve been working more and more on my novel’s new second draft (I’m calling it Forgiven: 2nd Draft 2.0) and I figured that since I’ve just started on getting chapter one ready to write, I’d join in to maybe help motivate myself more.

In case you’re wondering what Camp NaNo is:

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Useful Apps Writers Should Know About

1. Free! Hemingway Editor

This helpful website is perfect for fixing and cleaning up sentences for anything from essays to reports and stories. It helps you through complex and dense sentences, common errors, suggesting bigger words for small and common words, adverbs, and more.

I personally find this website useful since I tend to do a lot of run-on and complex sentences.

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Hide Away: Chapter Two

Previous Chapter

A/N: I never expected to get as far as chapter two. It’s been such a long time since I had sat down and written like this, written more than a paragraph, let alone a chapter. I hope I can keep this up. Please note this isn’t edited. It’s raw. I just went at it so there are plenty of mistakes probably.


Chapter Two
Slip Away

Allison pulled at the skirt of her pastel blue dress, feeling uncomfortable in her own skin at her father’s office party. Her stomach felt empty, despite the salad she had previously eaten. After spending a good twenty minutes in front of the mirror in the woman’s restroom, Allison had managed, barely, to talk herself into showing her face to the crowd of and mingle with her father’s co-workers and clients like she knew he wanted. She couldn’t help but be shy.

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