camp nano week one recap + introducing my podcast!

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Welcome back to my itsy-bitsy corner of the web! I am so excited about this post because I have some exciting news!

So I have decided to suffer and endure in camp nanowrimo! Nanowrimo is short for National Novel Writing Month (which is in November!) Camp Nano is in spring and encourages you to write! It’s really fun because you can have a cabin with your friends and new friends and have fun writing!

My Book WIP

I haven’t really made a cover yet (OOF) But I am still making okayish progress.

Word Count: 3304                                                               Word Goal: 50,000

Okay Maybe I am not making too much progress, but I really love how the story is progressing.

sooo what even is my story?

I really love this idea and I don’t really want anyone to steal it so I am going to kinda not tell too much but here are some sneak peeks about it

  1. its called bookish
  2. there’s a brooding guy with a trenchcoat in it
  3. there’s a bookish fangirl that has a book blog
  4.  fiction and the real world are combined sorta
  5. lots of cute scenesss

i am still deciding everything so i don’t have a lot of info lol

now onto the excitingg newssssssssssssssss:

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I started a podcast! Yes, I did! I have always dreamed of starting one but was a little nervous! But this month I decided to give it a try! Its called spilling the tea and it is filled with fun facts, blogging tips, Lifehacks, and inspiring stories!
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My favorite thing about it is that it is interactive! Which means that YOU can be a part of it! You can share tips, fun facts, inspiring stories and ask and answer questions!

so how can I join?

by filling out this form!

Here is our first teaser episode!

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I am so excited and can't wait to hear your stories and have fun being creative! I have been working hard on this since February and I really hope it turns out great!

Make sure to make your submissions to be in Fridays podcast! The deadline is on Thursday!

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I am so excited about the projects I am working on and I hope both of them turn out successfully! Thank you so much for reading today’s post!

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Are you participating in Camp Nano this year? WIll you be submitting to my podcast? Do you like podcasts?

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what I’ve been working on ( a fancy excuse explaining why I haven’t posted since the 8th)+BLOG UPDATE ps. it’s SNOWING!!

Welcome back to my itsy-bitsy corner of the web!-and if you’re new here thanks for stopping by!❤ Also sorry about the long title, I usually don’t do that but I got a little excited 😀 Also I am really sorry I haven’t posted in a while LIFE HAS BEEN BUSY!

So I didn’t really realize that Elysian Artiste has reached 212 followers! I MEAN WHAT?!?! It means so much! Blogging has been a great experience❤❤ Thank you all so much!

Now I have some other updates about a schedule- a blogging schedule! I really need to start planning when to post because I sometimes can get really distracted. really. So I have decided to post twice a week on Tuesdays and maybe Fridays or Saturdays. 

Tuesdays will be more bookish or focusing on a book or book tag, recent reads or some bookish thing.📖 

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On Fridays(or any other free day I have during the week) I will make a DIY post, art post, A motivational, a lifestyle post interest inspired post, photography post, Hamilton post The possibilities are endless…

Also a giveaway will hopefully be coming out soon… JUST YOU WAIT, JUST YOU WAIT!!

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WAIT FOR IT WAIT FOR ITTTT!!!

this is very small but I hope you all enjoy!

My little sister just lost her first tooth so I did a little photo-shoot with her!

ISN’T SHE SO CUTE !

So I recently got back into my wreck this journal! It is really soothing, especially since I strive to make my art look perfect. I really recommend it if your someone who always wants to be perfect, it really loosens your creativity and is relaxing. Here are some pages I have finished.

some of them are a little messy but I had so much fun making them! I am hopefully going to make a WTJ post filled with tips and cool ideas!

also guys its snowing!

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YAYYYYY I am excited and worried for winter CUZ ITS SO COLD BUT SO PRETTY!

I can’t wait for more snow!

Thanks so much for reading! I hope you enjoyed this post!

Do you have a wreck this journal? Did you like my photography? What have you been working on?

i was on a movie set?!+nanowrimo

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welcome back to my corner of the web! this week has been REALLY BUSY, from swimming lessons to band to BEING ON A MOVIE SET (and being in a movie set in the 70s that was really awesome!) The business was actually kinda worth it!

Yup you heard me right I AM IN A MOVIE-well more like a documentary BUT STILL THATS REALLY COOl! It was a lot of fun being in the showbiz with my siblings! My Poppie is apart of this alpha clan thing and PBS is making a documentary about it AND HE LET US BE A PART OF IT. So we all got to dress up in RETRO CLOTHES, which I already kind of do wear!

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my brothers in the background 😛

me and my sister at the shoot^^

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me^^ oof

also I have a weird pick of me rock climbing

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it was fun but a little bit scary

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it’s already almost November and that means!? NANOWRIMO! YAY! I am pretty excited for nano and I AM PROBABLY GOIng TO OVER PLAN because last year I didn’t plan at all and everything went bad! Heh 😛

So right now I am planning out the storyline and the characters! I was thinking about writing a totally different book with a totally different genre but I decided to try something different! So here it is!

INTRODUCING!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! *drumroll please* *quality drum roll*

LOUDERRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRR

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I really don’t know if I will actually use this plot and book idea for nano I may write my other book Idea I AM NOT SURE YET!

So this is a very different book genre than I usually write in. I usually write dystopian, sci-fi stuff like that but I decided to make a realistic adventurous book. It’s actually kinda dystopian I guess I DONT KNOW XD I really get confused when writing books 😛

But anyways the main plot of the story is about a girl named Zinnia Raine who’s mute and yeaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaah… I had a whole cool story idea but then I realized it made no sense so THAT’S WHY I AM GOING TO PLAN IN OCTOBER SO MY BOOK MAY HAVE A BETTER CHANCE OF WORKING OUT! 😛 I really like how the cover turned out though!

 

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September is coming to an end and there were so many amazing opportunities I had. Sure life was busy, but it was fun!

 

 

❤️five years a blogger❤️; my five-year bloggiversary+ BLOG PARTAAY

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Welcome back to my itsy-bitsy corner of the web! I am really excited because today WordPress gave me a very special notification!

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YES! I have been blogging for 5 YEARS! I never really took count of the years but that’s a preeeeeeeeeeeeety looooooooooooooooong tiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiime 😀
My first ever blog was created when I was only SEVEN YEARS OLd! May I remind you that I was only SEVEN YEARS OLD AND MADE THE BLOG ALL ON MY OWN!

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Yeah, It was all about kids learning facts! Cool facts for cool kids XD It’s really cute looking back at it! This blog got quite popular among my family members. When I was younger I was so proud of myself for creating this blog now looking back it’s not as good as I thought XD

I also had a book review and writing blog, filled with misspellings and bad blog design 😛

 

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Even from a young age I loved books and writing 😀

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This was supposed to be my social magazine blog where other kids could post things! It didn’t quite work out well 😛

ANDDDDDDDDDDDD MY MOST RECENT OLDER BLOG…………………

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My American girl doll blog! This is what shaped most of my blogging now! I made a lot of amazing friends and had a great time blogging!

 

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And this is my blog now! I am so thankful for all the wonderful people and friends I have met and made through blogging! It is a wonderful experience I will treasure forever!

Elysian Artiste has just hit 190 followers! I want to thank all of you amazing people for allowing me to have the best blog experience in the world! It means so much to me that other people like and appreciate my work and care about me! ❤

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Back when I first started KidFacta I never knew how much blogging would change my life. The friendships I have made, the fun I have had, the people like me I discovered. I might have never made it here if I hadn’t started KidFacta.

My advice to you is, whenever you feel a spark of creativity… CREATE! DOODLE! MAKE! Let that fire burn and you can create something completely amazing!

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I want to thank you all for making Elysian Artiste what it is now! You all encouraged and inspired me to keep blogging and you all were there for me when times were tough! Thanks so much for being the amazing friends you all are 😀

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 This is also a blog party! Comment down below your blog and an interesting thing about yourself! Also, tell me what your favorite thing is about my blog! HAVE FUN AND MEET OTHER BLOGGERS! 😀

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♥updates, surprises, and what I got for Christmas♥

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il_fullxfull.1076156844_dsphMERRY CHRISTMAS!!!

I am really excited about this post! I have some big news that I can’t wait to share!

Let’s Start off with blog updates!

1Elysian Artiste has hit 111 followers!!!!

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I just want to thank you all so much! This means a lot to me and I am really grateful for all of the amazing people I’ve met on WordPress! Thanks so much!

d Stats Are BOOMING!

Elysian Artiste is getting 33 views every two hours, every day. I am not sure if that is a lot or a little but I am still thankful! Elysian Artiste has gone from a few views a day, to 33 views hourly each day, that is amazing!

 

d (1)Starting  Elysian Artiste has helped me find the true me.

I have started many blogs about my various interests, Most of the things I was blogging about, wasn’t really what I truly loved, It was just popular things others were blogging about, such as American Girl Dolls and Beanie Boos. I didn’t get that far and I felt as if I was pretending to truly love those items. I realized that just because other girls wrote about their dolls and got a lot of visitors, comments, likes, etc didn’t mean that was what I should do.  So I started Elysian Artiste and it was one of the best choices I ever made. I learned that being yourself and doing what you love, is better than pretending to be someone else. I posted my stories, art, and photography, because that was me, and that is what I love to do!

big news

My parents let me get a youtube channel! I am super duper excited and I can’t wait!

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What I got for Christmas

So I didn’t get a lot of items for Christmas, but my parents gave me more opportunities and privileges.

1 A YOUTUBE CHANNEL

I am so thankful! I have always wanted a youtube channel! Every time I was unboxing something or drawing or something like that I would record myself and talk to my “so-called’ subscribers. Now I finally have one! I am so happy! I have been prepping for this channel for years and I am excited to make it a real channel!

dA WRECK THIS JOURNAL

For countless years, I have been watching people wreck these journals, and I always thought that they were so COOOOOL! It literally was the only thing I watched for a while. After a few months of watching the videos, I kind of stopped because I got interested in some other things but I still wanted one. So in November, I started to look at the videos some more and I knew I really wanted and I thought it was to help me unleash my creative juices, even more, inspire me to think out of the box.

So basically, long story short, I got one! I actually just decorated the cover today and I love it! I am going to be making a series of posts and Videos about the journal and show you my progress!

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d (1) CONNECT MARKERS

I got these really cool markers that connect to each other and you can build with them! They come in so many different hues and they are fun to shade with!

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d (2) BOOT CUFFS

THEY ARE TINY SMOL PANDAS AND THEY ARE SUPER CUTE!!

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Then I got an Amazon gift card! I am probably going to buy some Copic Markers!

Final Thoughts

I had a wonderful Christmas! And I got some amazing and fun gifts! I hope you had a merry Christmas!

Lets Scribble

What was your favorite thing you got for Christmas? What did you do for Christmas?

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