Naming Your Characters

Naming your characters is just so important.

Don’t you think?

Your character’s name carries so much weight on its back. It determines where they’re from, their history, maybe even if someone reads the book or not.

In this post, I’ll be sharing the names of some of my characters, some character names from books I love, and recommending where to find good names.

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Simple Ways to Declutter Your Desk

My desk. Oh, my desk.

I’ve never been good at keeping it organized. I find myself doing a major desk cleanout every couple of months. Each time, I scold myself and decide that it’ll be the last time. I’ll do better from now on. It never is.

Still, there’s something about a clean desk. It makes me feel energized, inspired, and ready for anything that comes my way. Come at me, writer’s block! (Actually, please don’t.) I just feel so happy and fresh when my desk is clean and organized.

It’s especially helpful now, because I don’t know about you, but I’m back to school. That means homework, which means I’ll need an available desk!

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Wake Up With Olivia: Intro & How I Get Up

Hi everybody! Olivia here. 🙂

One of the things that I changed when I switched over blogs was my content. I decided to do more lifestyle sort of things, and today that’s exactly what I’ll be doing.

I’m starting a new series called Wake Up With Olivia, which is going to be a sequence of posts dedicated to my school morning routine! I’m hoping you’ll all enjoy it. I know I love reading or watching videos about other people’s routines because it gives me inspiration.

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8 World War 2 Books I Love

Hi everybody! Welcome back to Purely Olivia. 🙂 I need to apologize for the lack of posts since my first one, back on August 15th. Since then, I’ve been dealing with a technical difficulty that had an (embarrassingly) simple answer brought to me via the WordPress forums. I was unable to post..but now I’m back!

Also, I am going to stick to my Monday posting routine (I think) but I’m still figuring out the times on the scheduling-posts-thing, so I’m sorry this ended up being posted Sunday night.

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