I Finished My Novel (Snippets + Confetti + Character Karaoke Tag)


SO I’M KIND OF LOWKEY FREAKING OUT RIGHT NOW. I just finished my NaNoWriMo novel! I flailed about it back at the beginning of November, but for those of y’all who weren’t about, my NaNoWriMo novel is a YA contemporary fiction with a bit of romance and an unreasonable amount of Feels™. It’s a companion novel to Port Orange (I book I finished back in the spring) and takes place on an apricot orchard in California. SO LOTS OF TREES AND LAUGHTER AND ROAD TRIPS AND STARGAZING AND YEP I’M NOT CRYING YOU’RE CRYING. Go look at the Pinterest board if you want more aesthetics:



The Head Games is definitely the shortest book I have ever written. It wrapped up in 53,130 words! MY FRENS THIS IS ONE TINY BOOK I KNOW. But to be honest, I have told the story I wanted to tell. Pushing a word count is something I’m not a fan of doing – because I don’t want to waste anyone’s time with fluff/filler. I want to just tell the story. And I found that at 53,130 words I had told the story. So I wrote the words “THE END” and screamed. 

BUT LET’S FLAIL ABOUT THIS TOGETHER. Not only do I have some totally confusing and out-of-context snippets to share BUT ALSO the fabulous Sunset nominated me for the Character Karaoke Tag, which is basically a perfect opportunity for me to flail over the music that inspired this book. (Because I am a huge believer in plotting EVERY SINGLE MOMENT of a book to music and soundtracks. IT IS MY FAVORITE THING TO DO PROBABLY EVER.) So stick around for that. BUT FIRST: SNIPPETS. 



























Thank you, Sunset, for nominating me to do this tag! I am only slightly OBSESSED WITH plotting books while listening to music. I’m not sure if anyone else does this, but MOVIE TRAILERS?? When I listen to certain songs I can just see my novel as a movie trailer (or a movie.*) Typically when I start plotting a new book, I don’t just make a Pinterest board – I also create a playlist for that book. PLAYLISTS ARE MY ONE WEAKNESS. Some of my book playlists have even grown up to 100 songs. (I can’t be helped, really.) So obviously choosing the right songs for this tag is going to be SUPER HARD. But let’s get on with it.

*Or maybe this is just because I’m slightly OBSESSED WITH the idea of my book becoming a movie one day?? LOL I THINK I PUT MOVIES ON A UNHEALTHY PEDESTAL. But film just fascinates me, okay? :’’’)

I HAVE NO REASON TO USE THIS GIF. I JUST REALLY WANT TO USE THIS GIF.


I KNOW THIS SONG IS ORIGINALLY BY TAYLOR SWIFT. But have y’all ever heard For King & Country’s cover of it?? BECAUSE IF NOT YOU ARE SERIOUSLY MISSING OUT. I get chills basically every time I listen to this song. It is so beautifully done. AND CAN I JUST SCREAM ABOUT THE ORCHESTRAL CHIMES IN THE BRIDGE?? CAN I??? Good because everyone is like “lol ok Abbie calm down” when I get super geeky about this stuff. :’)

Like I said, there are SO MANY SONGS to choose from because SO MANY SONGS inspired this book. But nothing quite gives me that feeling of fighting darkness/not giving up/heartbreak/triumph/FEEELS as much as this song does. GO LISTEN TO IT AND WEEP.




I promise that’s not a typo. THE BOY’S NAME IS FORREST AND THE SONG’S NAME IS FOREST. This is obviously providential. Not only does this song describe me* but it also describes my beautiful little jaded blueberry waffle of a main guy character: Forrest. NEED I SAY ANYTHING MORE?? No. Let’s move on.

*NOT JOKING HERE THIS IS PROBABLY THAT ONE SONG THAT IS LITERALLY ME. LIKE YOU WANT TO KNOW WHO I AM GO LISTEN TO FOREST. GOODBYE.






THIS IS A HARD QUESTION. Bobbi is the first person and main girl character in The Head Games. She is super charismatic and loves to party, have fun, and eat waffles (preferably all at the same time.) BUT SHE IS ALSO A BUCKET OF SASS WHEN SHE WANTS TO BE. So she would probably sing a super fun song like Rumor Has It. (And I’m sure she has already rocked out to this karaoke in the shower. Because that’s just who she is, yo.)




WHOA WHOA WHOA HOLD IT RIGHT THERE, YOU TWO-FOLD QUESTION YOU. Romance scene songs and battle scene songs are usually verrryyy different for me. And I’m going to be totally boring here and say: I USUALLY PLOT ROMANCE/BATTLES TO INSTRUMENTALS. What can I say? I’m a total soundtrack/score junkie. I could just listen to instrumentals all day and never get bored. AND COMPOSERS. OMG. Don’t get me started. Dario Marianelli, Harry Gregson-Williams, Steve Jablonsky, Rob Simonsen, Audiomachine, John Debney, Thomas Bergersen, Rachel Portman, Samuel Sim, James Horner, Hans Zimmer, and of course John Williams. I SHALL FORCE MYSELF TO STOP NOW before y’all fall asleep. BUT BASICALLY GO LISTEN TO ALL OF THESE COMPOSERS. You won’t regret, my fren.

Onto the actual answer to the actual question: I HAVE A PLAYLIST FOR EVERYTHING. I have a playlist for this whole book. I have a playlist for writing romance scenes. I have a playlist for writing high-intensity scenes (like battles, fights, running from the law, etc.) I have a playlist for writing sad scenes. I have a playlist for writing EPIC! scenes. I have a playlist for writing anything that has anything to do with Twenty One Pilots.* BASICALLY JUST GO STALK MY SPOTIFY. Good talk.

*LOLOL NOT REALLY. This is just a shameless plug for my Ultimate Twenty One Pilots Playlist which I have curated to perfection and am quite proud of. :’)



What did you think of the snippets?? Did you conquer NaNoWriMo this year? Have you finished your novel or just made a fabulous dent in the word count? Do you plot books while listening to music? AND DO YOU SEE A MOVIE TRAILER IN YOUR HEAD LIKE I DO? What song best describes YOUR novel?

love,
abbiee



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  1. WE FINISHED OUR NOVELS AT THE SAME TIME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    *squeals*

    like this is legit awesomemness. can I beta read?!

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    1. YAAAAS BRO. *high fives u* DUDE I WOULD LOVE FOR YOU TO BETA READ. No idea when that will be, but stick around my fren. ;)

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    2. what about alpha?! ILL ALPHA READ xD

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    3. WAIT WHAT'S THAT

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    4. basically, I read your book without the intention of giving you a ton of critiques - also, I read your first draft. lol *runs away from you cringing*

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    5. AHHH OKI. :') HEHEHE I'LL HAVE TO THINK ABOUT THAT. *hides first draft under my bed with the dust bunnies and monsters*

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  2. ABBIEE!!!!!!!!! That one snippet... The one whwere she says "this little blue planet"?????? Made me want to CRY. I am not kidding. I'm jealous of your gift for being profound and profoundly SAD without sounding cliche or cheesy. Seriously this book sounds amazing. Out of all of us, you might just have the most real potential. Okay I will stop now.

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    1. ok but yoUR COMMENT IS MAKING ME WANT TO CRY KAYLA MARIE. :'''') Literally I'm smiling so hard rn and I CANNOT EVEN. ASDFGHJKL YOU ARE SO KIND THANK YOU SO MUCH. <3333 *flails and hugs you* I might have to come back and read these encouraging words whenever I'm feeling down about my writing. <3 THANK YOU.

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  3. MUSIC FOR BOOKS IS THE BEST THING EVERRR!!! (that cover of Out of the Woods is so awesome and I followed your Spotify ;P in case you're wondering who lianneeverdeen is, that's me. I've got a lot of book playlists too) And OH WOW YOUR SNIPPETS O.O thank you so much for sharing them! I know sharing writing with the world can be scary. they are lovely. like...they're so light and so deep, if that makes any sense. the living in the now, the planets, brushstrokes thing, electrons, "and we're alive" - GAAH I want to read this book! it sounds so beautiful. how can your first draft seem so flawless?! and your description of that meal is incredible. and... "voice like a shredded warship" OMG MY HEART.

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    1. YAAAAS. *high fives* Music for books is honestly the best thing ever. :') ISN'T FOR KING AND COUNTRY JUST FLAWLESS?? omg I cannot even. AND EEEP THANK YOU SO MUCH I AM SO HAPPY YOU LIKED THE SNIPPETS. "they're so light and so deep, if that makes any sense." <<< YAS THIS MAKES PERFECT SENSE and that's actually what my sister has been telling me as she's been reading this book. :') SO THANK YOU SO MUCH FGHJKLKJHS YOUR COMMENT MAKES ME SO HAPPY I AM SMILING ALL OVER THE PLACE. *FLAILS LOUDLY* I have a weakness for yummy food descriptions. xD *HUGS YOU AND GIVES YOU WAFFLES*

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  4. WAHHHHHH BRO your writing. *melts* Seriously though this is so so so AWESOME!

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    1. ASDFGHJKLKJHGF BRB FLAILING. YOU ARE SO KIND THANK YOU SARAH. :''''')

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  5. I absolutely love Forrest! Congratulations on finishing your novel <3

    I don't know why I thought you would write a post without waffles, but I'm very happy you snuck them into your story.

    I didn't do NaNo this year due to schoolwork overload, but I still sailed along pretty well on my fairyland vs. steampunk novella. I plan to have it finished up by Saturday (even though that means writing a third, editing all of it, and cutting out one of the main characters - oh, dear).

    I plot while listening to music, but I can rarely write and listen at the same time. The music jams up my sentence fluency and makes everything come out choppy. :/

    WELL IT WAS A VERY WONDERFUL GIF SO IT'S GOOD YOU USED IT.

    Ellie | On the Other Side of Reality

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    1. GAH THANK YOU SO MUCH ELLIE. :') That means so much to me. tbh I think waffles will make a cameo appearance in every book I write. I JUST CANNOT STOP THINKING ABOUT WAFFLES OK. <3 They are life. Oh my goodness, it sounds like you have a very big writing adventure ahead of you! *sends you emergency chocolate* Mmm I can totally understand about writing while listening to music. A lot of times the pacing is all different and asdgfjkl and yes. *nods* I TOTALLY GET THAT. And aw, I'm so happy you liked that GIF. :') Thank you for reading, dude!!

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  6. *INSERT FLAILING AND SCREAMING AND EXCITEMENT AND CONFETTI AND I DON'T KNOW WHAT ELSE*

    I want to read this so bad ohmigosh Abbie this sounds amazingness

    *Flails over snippets*

    of course there are waffles. How dare Jett question the wonders of a waffle XD

    I don't know what an electron is either.

    YAY KARAOKE yes I have listened to Out Of The Woods. fK&C is pretty much flawless.

    *Flails again because CONGRATULATIONS ON FINISHING YOUR NOVEL YO*

    okay byeeeee

    Katie katieconfetti.blogspot.com

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    1. *DANCES IN THE CONFETTI* THANK YOU SO MUCH KATIE YOU ARE SO SWEET. :') I'm so happy you liked the snippets!! EEP YOUR COMMENT MADE ME SMILE SO HARD. <3 "fK&C is pretty much flawless." <<< *closes eyes and nods slowly* THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR THIS ASDFGHJK <3333

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  7. You write incredibly profoundly. Wut.

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    1. FGHJKL;LKJHGFDS
      *FLAILS LOUDLY*
      THANK YOU SO MUCH KFDLJSKLJFA

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  8. DUDE these snippets are EPICCCCCCC Really want to read your novel now!!
    <33

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    1. EEEEEEEP THANK YOU SO MUCH ABBY :''''')

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  9. AHHH Congratulations!!
    You're book sounds so so good and I'm already fangirling over those little snippets you gave. I want more!!

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    1. *BOUNCES AROUND HAPPILY* THANK YOU SO MUCH ELIZABETH I CANNOT EVEN UNLOCK MY CAPS BECAUSE I AM SO HAPPY AND EXCITED AND THANK YOU SO MUCH AAHHHFJDKSL <3333333

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  10. HOW DO YOU WRITE LIKE THIS. I want to read your novel now. It's so beautiful. sounds so real. i want to just sit down in a blanket with some hot chocolate and read your novel for the entire afternoon.

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    1. I LEGIT SQUEALED AND FLAILED WHEN I READ THIS COMMENT. :'''') THANK YOU SO MUCH LAUREN I DON'T EVEN KNOW HOW TO WRITE A REPLY YOU ARE SO KIND FSJHFKLA;HJKH <3

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  11. Congratulations on your novel!! Great tag and great snippets! I'd loved the excerpt about the tiny brush strokes making up one big piece of art/life. That was really a brilliant thought.
    Thank you for sharing your snippets! <3

    Sophie

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    1. FGHJKLKJHGFDS THANK YOU SO MUCH SOPHIE YOU ARE SO KIND. :''') *hugs you a lot* *and gives you waffles of course* EEEP I'm so happy you liked that snippet. It was one of my favorite lines. <3

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  12. An apricot orchard? How perfect is that! Gosh, you're making me want to write again. I feel like it's literally been forever since I just sat down and wrote my novel. But this post was uber inspiring! Congrats on winning NaNo. That is so wonderful, chica! :) Your Pinterest board is perfect and so is the fact that you plot to music...that is wonderful. Connecting music and novels is something just so darn fantastic. It makes my heart sing, sister.
    Love it!

    "I just said that because it sounded profound and I have no idea what the heck an electron is."

    YES. SLAY, ABBIE, SLAY.

    And oh my goodness, yes, I SEE my book as a movie when I'm listening to music and sometimes I cry and then I feel like how will any one ever see what I am seeing in my head because to me, it's so powerful? And I don't know, girl, I feel that.

    GAH this post. *hugs it* *hugs you* *hugs your characters* *hugs the playlists* *hugs all around*

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    1. EEEEP THANK YOU ERIN. <3 Well I'm so happy this inspired you to write again!! *flails happily* ASDFGHJKL THANK YOU AAHH I AM SMILING SO HARD I CANNOT EVEN WORDS. :''') And music + books = LYYYYFFE. I honestly don't know where I would be without either one and PUT THE TWO TOGETHER AND SDFGHJKL IT'S LOVELY. *cries happy tears and hugs you* I'M SO HAPPY YOU LIKE THE SNIPPETS EEEP.

      "And oh my goodness, yes, I SEE my book as a movie when I'm listening to music and sometimes I cry and then I feel like how will any one ever see what I am seeing in my head because to me, it's so powerful?" <<< DUDE WAHTHKSLJ YOU JUST LITERALLY DESCRIBED WHAT GOES ON INSIDE MY HEAD WHAT EVEN YAAAS FGKSLJ YOU KNOW HOW IT IS YOU KNOW HOW IT FEELS. *cries some more* THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR THIS COMMENT. LOVE YOU DUDE. <333333

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  13. Congratulations! That's so exciting :) For a nanowrimo novel, those snippets sound nicely polished. I don't know if I plot (since I don't do a lot of plotting ;) ) books while listening to music, but music is a major inspiration to my writing. I haven't figured out the song for my current WIP, but the song that totally goes with the book I'm writing the synopsis for is 'Goodbye Baby' by Fleetwood Mac. Hits the feels perfectly.

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    1. THANK YOU SO MUCH. <3 *does a happy dance* OMG THAT MEANS SO MUCH TO ME. Because I had no idea if these snippets sounded totally messy. I've tried to be "tidy" with my first draft but I haven't done any editing yet so...hopefully it's not going to be too big of a job. *nervous laughter* Oooh I'll have to check out that song! FEELSY MUSIC IS WHAT I'M ALL ABOUT, YO. :') Thank you so much for reading!! <3

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  14. OH MY WORD THIS NEEDS TO BE PUBLISHED I WILL READ IT AND CRY AND FLAIL. plz. ok. ;)

    Megan<333
    (megans-journals.blogspot.com)

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    1. ASDFHJKLKJHG THANK YOU SO MUCH MEGAN YOU ARE SO NICE TO ME. :'''') *cries and hugs you*

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  15. THERE'S SO MUCH FOOD IN THOSE SNIPPETS SO I AM IN LOVE. Although I see YOU all over the waffles one.πŸ˜‚ Ahh, that's the best part of writing I think. :') We can quietly force our grand opinions onto the whole world and they can't do anything about it but accept our decrees. #TeamWaffle
    And awk, I imagine my books as full movies while I'm plotting them!! IT'S SO FUN. I HAVE SOUNDTRACKS TOO. But only soundtracks for plotting, because I can't write + listen to music. I'm not that multi-talented. Goodness, I can't even write and function as a human. I must write and be, like, a hermiting grape basically. *hangs head in shame at multi-tasking lackingness* OH. Anyway! I love that you have playlists for different moods too, that's awesomeness.

    And why are your aesthetics so perfect? UGH ABBIE EVERYTHING ABOUT YOUR BLOG IS ALWAYS DIVINE.πŸ˜πŸ˜πŸ˜‚

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    1. HAHA I THOUGHT YOU MIGHT APPRECIATE THOSE FOOD DESCRIPTIONS. I get a little carried away sometimes. (Especially when I'm hungry. Ahem.) YAAS LET'S QUIETLY FORCE OUR OPINIONS ON THE WORLD RIGHT UNDER THEIR NOSES MUAHAHAHA. #Team Waffle

      YAAAS ISN'T PLOTTING TO MUSIC SO MUCH FUN?? It's one of my favorite parts of the "writing" process for sure. :') Sometimes my brain needs silence too but other times idk music can really set the mood for me? Especially if the pacing is good. My brain can't think very fast, so that's a must. *nervous laughter* ASDFGHJKLJHG *FLAILS LOUDLY* THANK YOU SO MUCH CAIT THAT MEANS SO MUCH TO ME BECAUSE YOU ARE LIKE THE QUEEN OF AESTHETICS OK. :'''') *cries and hugs you and gives you many waffles*

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  16. Very nice! Snippet #4 was especially sweet. And I need to listen to that Out of the Woods cover because it's one of those songs that I can listen to on repeat for hours. Also, you always make the most beautiful aesthetic boards. The one for this story just seems so warm and inviting.

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    1. SDFGHJKL THANK YOU SO MUCH ALEX. <3 Yaaas I feel about Out Of The Woods. :') It's lovely. AND EEEP THANK YOU I REALLY TRY WITH THOSE AESTHETIC BOARDS. tbh I love them so much I could just stare at them for hours... *insert row of heart-eye emojis here*

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  17. oh my goodness, these snippets are so so good!! love your writing and especially how you slipped your love for waffles in there :) (and btw I am totally Team Waffle)
    ughh and your aesthetic boards are on point!

    congrats on your novel! *hugs you*

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    1. *HUGS YOU BACK* Thank you so much, Madeline!! THAT MEANS SO MUCH TO ME. :') And muahaha yes I totally couldn't resist. #TEAMWAFFLE *high fives* ASDFGHJKL SO HAPPY YOU LIKE THE AESTHETIC BOARDS.

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  18. LOVE THOSE SNIPPETS!!! I didn't do Nano, but I recently finished my first novel, Runaway. I TOTALLY PLOT BOOKS WITH MUSIC AND I LISTEN TO IT ALL DAY! =) Yup, I come up with trailers. I even have actors who would portray my characters when I make a character board (mostly British actors... #lovebritishtelevision)

    One song? I have a whole playlist for it! NF's music would go really well with my novel.

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    1. THANK YOU SO MUCH MICAIAH. <3 Oooh that's so fabulous! Good for you!! *high fives and gives you waffles* YAAAAS TO THE ACTORS THING (and I love British television too omgggg I UNDERSTAND DUDE.) I have a whole playlist for this book too, but I forgot to share it. That's so cool that you make playlists for your books too!! AND NF OMG. :''') I really want to read your book now.

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  19. OH MY GOODNESS GRACIOUS. THOSE SNIPPETS WERE LIKE THE MOST ADORABLE THINGS EVER. Those characters are adorable. I want to read this like now.

    FOREST. FORREST. OH MY WORD. How did that happen? I love it. And I absolutely love that song.

    Your aesthetics are beautiful, by the way.

    I usually end up not listening to any music why I write. But if I do listen to some, it is usually instrumental. TWO STEPS FROM HELL HAS THE BEST SONGS FOR BATTLE SCENES. *ahem* I know it is a weird artist title, but the music is gorgeous. And they just came out with a new album.

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    1. YOUR COMMENT GABRIELA I AM FLAILING THANK YOU SO MUCH ASDFGHJKL <33333 I HONESTLY HAVE NO IDEA HOW FOREST ENDED UP BEING THE PERFECT SONG FOR FORREST. IT'S ASDFGHJKLKJ CRAZY. :''') *flails very loudly* THANK YOU SO MUCH AHHHH. I try hard with those aesthetic boards. <3 OMG YES TWO STEPS FROM HELL. THEY HAVE THE BEST MUSIC FOR BATTLE SCENES. *nods violently* THEY JUST CAME OUT WITH A NEW ALBUM??? OMG HOW DID I NOT KNOW ABOUT THIS BRB FLAILINGGGGG

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  20. ABBIEEEEE THIS IS SO PRETTY. AND THOSE SNIPPETS. I AM SWOONING OVER THEM FOREVER AND ALWAYS.

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    1. ASDFGHJKLKJHGFGHJK I CANNOT EVEN WORDS RIGHT NOW DFLKSJKAL THANK YOU SO MUCH AHHH <3333

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  21. OH WOOWWW OKAY SO I DON'T HAVE AN ELOQUENT WAY TO SAY THIS BUT

    those snippets are actually some of the most fabulous ever and now i am literally inspired to go write in my book. I THINK YOU JUST INSPIRED ME DUDE.

    like your book is so perfect HOW DO YOU WRITE SO FLAWLESSLY?? OHHH. I usually don't listen to a ton of music while writing, but I never tried it either? So maybe i should. But I feel that I would just get distracted by the beauty of the song that I wouldn't focus. HM. Maybe I should try instrumentals?

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    1. OMG DUDE WHAT I'M FLAILING SO HARD RN AGFJSALFJSK I INSPIRED YOU TO WRITE YOUR BOOK??! *screams into a pillow and hugs you* THANK YOU SO MUCH OMG. I cann't even right now. you aRE SO KIND TO ME. :'''') I would totally try listening to some instrumentals! My only problem with listening to music while I write is that the music usually moves faster than my brain does. *NERVOUS LAUGHTER* Sooo yes! Some really long instrumental tracks and usually ASDFGHJKLKH SO MUCH FUN EEEEP. Thank you for this comment!!! I AM SMILING SO HARD RN. :')

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  22. Congratulations!! Your story snippets are fantastic. :D

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    1. THANK YOU SO MUCH NATALIE!! <333

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  23. THAT PANCAKES REFERENCE THO!!!!!!!!!!!!1111

    If you're looking for beta readers, I volunteer as tribute.

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    1. MUAHAHAHAHAAAA #TEAMWAFFLE!! tbh it couldn't be helped. :') AND OMG THANK YOU I WILL TOTALLY TAKE YOU UP ON THAT OFFER SOMEDAY. <3

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  24. THESE SNIPPETS ARE TOO CUTE. <3 I love the second last one, that was pretty funny about the electron. :')

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    1. EEEP THANK YOU SO MUCH JO. :') *hugs you and gives you waffles* THAT MEANS SO MUCH TO ME. <3

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  25. I AM BOWING TO THE MASTER. This is adorable and perfect. I AM NOT EVEN DONE WITH MY NOVEL EVEN THOUGH I CLEARED 50K. I then took a long break. BUT since I am having a minor surgery soon (don't worry it's VERY MINOR but it still means recovery time) I will be devious and use that time WISELY FOR MY BABY.
    You are AMAZING please keep writing and keep sharing! I love reading what you're working on!!

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    1. ASDFGHJKLKJH ESTHER YOU ARE TOO KIND THANK YOUUSDKJF I CANNOT EVEN WORDS RIGHT NOW. :') Wow, it sounds like you made some great headway on your novel!! GOOD FOR YOU, BRO. *gives you waffles* omg I hope your surgery goes well! <3 ASDFGHJKL THANK YOU SO MUCH THIS COMMENT MEANS THE WORLD TO ME. <3333333

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  26. CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR NOVEL!!!!!! I AM SO EXCITED FOR YOU OH MY GOODNESS!!!!!!!!

    I want to read this so badly. I have no words. YOUR PINTEREST BOARD IS GORGEOUS AND THE WHOLE BOOK JUST SOUNDS SO LOVELY I CANNOT STOP FLAILING.

    YOUR SNIPPETS. Oh my goodness. I'm crying. THEY ARE SO BEAUTIFUL. Your writing is so gorgeous and I just wish that this book was on the shelves and I could go get it at Barnes and Noble BECAUSE I WOULD BUY LIKE TWO MILLION COPIES.

    This is perfect and you are perfect and I am speechless. Gotta echo Rachel- if you ever want betas, I VOLUNTEER AS TRIBUTE!!!

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    1. GRACE ANNE MY DEAR I WAS LAUGHING AND CRYING AND FLAILING WHEN I READ THIS COMMENT. <3333333333333333333333333333333333 I WOULD PUT LIKE A MILLION HEARTS HERE BUT I DON'T WANT TO BREAK BLOGGER. :''') *hugs you a lot* I CANNOT EVEN REPLY MY HEART IS BURSTING. THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR EVERYTHING YOU SAID SDFGHJKLKJHGJHGF AND I WOULD LOVE FOR YOU TO BETA READ. *cries and gives you waffles*

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  27. Can I please read both of your novels as fast as possible okay thanks bye.

    IM FLAILING OVER THIS WHOLE THING AND THE MOOD BOARD AND IM BURNING WITH JEALOUSLY BECAUSE I WANT TO WRITE BOOOOOOOOKKKKKKKSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS hahahahhaa

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    1. ASDFGHJKJHGF AALIYAH HAVE YOU NO COMPASSION NOW I CANNOT EVEN THINK OF WORDS TO REPLY TO THIS COMMENT BECAUSE I AM SO HAPPY AND CRYING AND FLAILING. <333333 *hugs you* ASDFGHJKLKJH THANK YOU SO MUCH AHHH

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  28. THOSE SNIPPETS THO. FEELS FEELS FEELS. <3

    Your posts inspire me. I can't wait to read your books. *hint hint, wink wink*

    xx Mackenzie

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    1. OMG THANK YOU SO MUCH MACKENZIE. <3333 I CANNOT EVEN CONSTRUCT WORDS RIGHT NOW. YOU ARE SOO KIND. :'''') *much hugs much waffles*

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  29. LKWJLRJWLKERJLFLSKDJFLKDJSF LTHIS GAVE ME MORE LIFE THAN ANYTHING IN MY LIFE I THINK PROBABLY MAYBE NOT BECAUSE JESUS BUT WOWOWOOOWFSKDJ. THIS IS PURE GOLD. you are the Queen. the snippets. I am also dead.
    MY favorite one is "Where else can you live?" "In your mind"... THAT. JUST. I FEEEELLLLLL. <3 I crai. I love this so much.

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    1. asdklkjhgAFHSAKJLDALJ OLIVIA YOU MAGIC PERSON I CANNOT EVEN HADNLE WITHS WORDS ITH RIGHT NOWWWWW I WANT TO JUST JUMP THROUGH THE COMPUTER AND HUG YOU ARE CRY OKAY OKAY :''''') aKSDJFKSDHJFSHKJLKA THANK YOU TIMES A BILLION OMG

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  30. YAAAS THANK YOU, YOU DID IT YOU DID IT YOUR ANSWERS ARE AWESOME!!! I love Twenty One Pilots, but I haven't heard Forest yet so off I pop now, Youtubing this song until I weep with adoration for Tyler and Josh and their awesomeness....

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    1. EEEEP YAAAS!! THANK YOU FOR TAGGING ME DEAR. <3 And omg yes GO GO GO LISTEN TO FOREST. IT IS ASDFGHJKL BEAUTIFUL. :'''')

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  31. YOUR BOOK I SCREAMED SO HARD AND LAUGHED AND CRIED AND FELL OVER SO MANY TIMES OH MY WORDDDD. aughsgaha. CONGRATS ON FINISHING YOUR NOVEL. :'')))))))) so many tears. that is such an acHIEVEMENT THOUGH. squee.

    i was literally so excited for nano the entire month before but then november came and i was busy for the first two weeks and then i felt like writing on lITERALLY THE LAST DAY OF NANO. I WAS LIKE THERE'S 5 HOURS LEFT DO YOU THINK I CAN WRITE 50K. laughed so hard. what.

    K. LOVES. MISSED YOU.

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  32. Loved this, Abbie! ALSO YOUR COLLAGES. JUST - I CAN'T EVEN. THEY ARE SO AMAZING. *wishes to stare at them for 1.7 years*

    ~ Savannah
    scattered-scribblings.blogspot.com

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  33. uggghhhh. Abby has written yet another wonderful story complete with laughter, love, (and I'm assuming) waffles, and yet I have never written anything over 15 pages.
    Congrats on the book! I loved As Cold As, and can't wait to read Port Orange and The Head Games (those titles tho). YOUR SNIPPETS. Your boards are #aestheticgoooallllsss. Everything deserves another uuuuugggggghhhhhhhhh. Why cannot I create anything that even compares to something so beautiful?? asdfghjkllllllll <3 <3 <3

    Aliah | Indigo Ink

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  34. You have inspired me. Imma try to write a book now. I mean, it'll probably fail. BUT HEY. AT LEAST I CAN SAY I TRIED.
    Also, these snippets are life to me right now. All of them.

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