The I-Wrote-a-Book-and-I-Need-to-Get-Away-to-Refuel Trip

Last month, I finished the first draft of my WIP, and it was really intense. At one point, I wrote 17 000 words in just a couple of days. Needless to say, I felt really empty and kind of depressed once it was over.

I wanted so badly to go back to the world of my book and write more dialogues between my characters, but I knew I had to get away from the story so I could come back to it with a fresh, editing eye.

So I went to the mountains.

More specifically, to Gaspésie National Park, in Quebec. Here’s my hiking/emptying-my exhausted-brain trip in photos. Continue reading “The I-Wrote-a-Book-and-I-Need-to-Get-Away-to-Refuel Trip”

A Week of Traveling Feels Like a Year of Living

For those of you who don’t know, I’m in Europe! I landed in Paris on the 9th and my brain still hasn’t registered that I’m here because Eiffel Tower, Swiss Alps, and Tuscan sun in less than a week? How could that ever be for real?

And yet.

I’ll be posting about my trip in more details when I’m back home, but for now, I wanted to give you an overview of what I’ve seen so far so here it is:

Continue reading “A Week of Traveling Feels Like a Year of Living”

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