Finding Time

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


Rachel Reviews: Wilde Like Me

Title: Wilde Like Me Author: Louise Pentland Genre: Women's fiction Format: Hardback Completed: 31st July 2017 Goodreads rating: 3 stars Blurb:  Meet Robin Wilde! You'll make a friend for life and she'll take you on a journey you'll never forget ... Single mum Robin Wilde adores her six-year-old daughter and loves her job as a make up artist's assistant. She … Continue reading Rachel Reviews: Wilde Like Me

Writing Talk: First Drafts DO Matter

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

Tag Tuesday – Series I (Probably) Won’t Finish

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

Slow and Steady – Goals Update

Slow and steady, right? That’s what everyone always says. Well, this month has definitely been slow and steady. I’m not sure if I had a bit of a virus, or I overworked myself and my body just gave up, but I’ve been EXHAUSTED the past fortnight. Like, serious exhaustion levels. Which don’t typically result in … Continue reading Slow and Steady – Goals Update