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Vlog: My Writing Space (Updated)

I spend so much time at my desk that I often fail to appreciate it. My mom sanded and finished it for me, and I've had it for a few years. It's where I wrote my first novel, my first play, and my second novel. It's where I'm writing my third novel. Needless to say, I love my writing space. In this video, I'm going to share it with you.

Where do you do your writing? Describe your space in the comments! Don't forget to subscribe so you can be alerted when I post a new video!

Vlog: Q&A Again

I urged you guys to ask me questions on Twitter about writing, my projects, and more, so now I'm following through with my end of the bargain.

  1. 0:25 "How did you go about getting your audiobooks produced?"
  2. 1:09 "What key themes did you explore in your writing your 3 works so far? What themes do you want to explore in future work?"
  3. 6:15 "Do you feel you write better plot or characters? Why?"
  4. 8:04 "What does your worldbuilding process look like?"
  5. 9:43 "What was the spark that made you decide you wanted to write?"

Again, a huge, HUGE thank-you to everyone who sent in questions! Please let me know if you can think of anything you'd like to see in future vlogs. :)

Vlog: An Exciting BLOOD AND WATER Announcement

In honor of my upcoming birthday, I have an exciting announcement regarding Blood and Water. I also need your help.

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What do you think? Which should I write first?

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Word on the street? @brianawrites has an exciting BLOOD AND WATER announcement! (Click to tweet)

Vlog: A Whole New Wall

Hi, guys! It's been a while since I uploaded a vlog--far too long, in my opinion. Today I'm fixing that. In my most recent blog post, I talked about hitting a wall in the first draft of my WIP Reflections. I thought I solved that problem, but... now there is a whole new wall.

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What advice do you have for getting unstuck? How do you approach plotting a novel?

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Plotting is hard. Watch author @brianawrites talk about her plotting struggles. (Click to tweet)

Vlog: Updates!

Can't believe how long it's been since I filmed and uploaded a vlog. It's a travesty. Anyway, I've had a lot going on in my life these past few months, and I'd like to share some of the happenings with you. Enjoy!

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What the heck has @brianawrites been up to? Watch this vlog and see! (Click to tweet)

Vlog: Goodwill Book Haul

I'm back from Christmas celebrations and my road trip to West Virginia! Let's celebrate with a shiny new vlog, shall we? YOU SHOULD BE BUYING BOOKS AT GOODWILL. End of story.

What are your tips for saving money on books? Have you ever purchased books from Goodwill?

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Have you ever purchased books from Goodwill? See why @brianawrites recommends doing it--and why she does it herself! (Click to tweet)

Vlog: Some Updates on My Writing/Life

A lot of you are interested in what's going on with me (for some reason). Rather than respond to everyone individually--and because I haven't made a vlog in a while--I decided to let you know some updates in a video. Enjoy!

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In this vlog, author @brianawrites shares some updates on her writing/life. (Click to tweet)

Vlog: 4 NaNoWriMo Truths

NaNoWriMo is almost here! Let's discuss, shall we? If you're doing NaNoWriMo, we should be buddies!

 

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What advice do you have for anyone participating in NaNoWriMo?

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Are you participating in #NaNoWriMo? @brianawrites has some advice for you. (Click to tweet)

Vlog: NaNoWriMo is Coming!

We're halfway through October already. You know what that means? Brace yourselves: NaNoWriMo is coming! Special thanks to my newest patron, Aaron M. Wilson!

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How do you feel about NaNoWriMo? What are your tips for reaching 50K?

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.@brianawrites is participating in #NaNoWriMo! Learn what the fuss is about in this helpful vlog. (Click to tweet)

Thinking about doing #NaNoWriMo this year? @brianawrites shares a few reasons you should. (Click to tweet)

Vlog: Software Review: focus@will

In which I review focus@will, a program designed to enhance your concentration and productivity. It's perfect for writers, students, workers in an open office, and anyone else (read: everyone) who needs help focusing!

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What resources do you use to stay focused while working?

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What makes @focusatwill so great? Check out @brianawrites vlog for a nifty review! (Click to tweet)

Vlog: The Comparison Trap

How can you avoid comparing your work to others? Check out this vlog for some helpful hints! Special thanks to all my current patrons, including Emily Herrington and Brett Michael Orr!

 

 

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How do you avoid comparing your work to others'?

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How can you avoid falling into The Comparison Trap? In this vlog, @brianawrites shares some advice. (Click to tweet)

Vlog: A GIANT Thank You

It's been a few weeks now since I finished my first draft of Blood and Water, and I still can't believe the amount of support and love I've been shown. You guys are the best. I can't fully express how much you all mean to me, but in this video, I'm going to make an attempt.  

 

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In this vlog, @brianawrites celebrates finishing a first draft with an ENORMOUS thank you. (Click to tweet)

Vlog: 23 Things I've Learned About Writing

In honor of turning 23 recently (two weeks ago!), here are 23 things I've learned about writing. 

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What are some things you've learned about writing?

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In this vlog, author @brianawrites shares 23 things she's learned about writing. (Click to tweet)

Vlog: Answering Your Vlogging Questions

In this video, I'm answering a bunch of questions that you guys asked me about vlogging. If I didn't get to your question, or if you'd like a more in-depth explanation of something, let me know and I'll probably discuss it in an upcoming blog post! What are your tips for aspiring vloggers? What should I cover in my next video?  

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Have questions about vlogging? Writer @brianawrites addresses the most common concerns. (Click to tweet)

Vlog: 5 Underrated Books that Shaped Me As a Writer

Whew. Third video already, can you believe it? I'm still terrified of the camera and I don't know why. Maybe I'll get over it someday.

In this video, I'm sharing five underrated books that shaped me as a writer. These books might be some you've heard of, but maybe haven't read. They're important to me for different reasons, and I encourage you to check out all of them.


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What books have shaped you as a writer? @brianawrites shares five that have changed her life. (Click to tweet)