Just as I've committed to getting back into the swing of things, sheer madness as descended. Admittedly, I've known about this upcoming madness for months now, so really I have no excuse. It hopefully won't hinder my creativity too badly (fingers crossed) but it's definitely something to contend with. That madness, by the way, is … Continue reading Madness!
I decided to take a brief hiatus from blogging and writing in August/September. Life was stressful, I was tired, and sometimes I think it's best for creativity (not to mention general mental health) to give yourself a break when you need it. So here I am, feeling relatively refreshed and ready to dive back into … Continue reading I’m Back
Another post inspired by the #readwriterepeat booktag over on Instagram. The prompt for Wednesday was "favourite character", and it got me thinking. Obviously, picking a favourite character (or even multiple) from all the books I've read is pretty much impossible, so many of them have wonderful characters. But I figured for today I'd list just … Continue reading Favourite Characters
I wish I could say that this month I just haven't had any time for reading or writing. There have been days (sometimes even stretching into a week) where my schedule has been mad, and it's been hard to find time for anything except working (the giant pile of clean laundry on in our living … Continue reading Finding Time
Almost everyone who has ever written anything has some advice to give other aspiring writers. From the cliches ("kill your darlings") to the genuinely useful ("don't rush"), there seems to be writing advice wherever you turn. Some of it, however, is just downright unhelpful. The worst writing advice I've ever received is "first drafts don't … Continue reading Writing Talk: First Drafts DO Matter
I’ve been watching a fair bit of YouTube recently thanks to my ‘I’m really bloody tired leave me alone’ slump, and I’ve seen quite a few booktubers film either the ‘series I probably won’t finish’ or the ’series I don’t plan on reading’ tags. They’re videos I really enjoy watching, and they’ve inspired me to … Continue reading Tag Tuesday – Series I (Probably) Won’t Finish
Absolutely AGES ago Sophie over at Sophie's Corner tagged me in the Versatile Blogger award. Sophie is super lovely, and has become such a big supporter of my little writing blog, so you should definitely go and check her out! The rules of the challenge are pretty simple: Thank the person who nominated you Share 7 … Continue reading The Versatile Blogger Award