#marywrites Duology to Trilogy

This could just be blatantly calling out every duology that’s been turned into a trilogy, but I’m labeling it as a #marywrites because I have some writing-specific thoughts, y’all. However, yes, I am going to say outright that I’m thinking about Blood & Honey by Shelby Mahurin, and it is 100% the reason for why…

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Tag: Mid-Year Freak Out

Yes, everyone in the world is doing this tag right now, and it definitely gave me a mid-year complete panic when I was looking through others, which of course meant that I had to share that panic with you! I’ve seen a lot of people do it, but the most recent one (at the time…

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The Great TBR Challenge

Okay, here’s the deal. At the end of May, I talked about why I occasionally do book buying bans and how they’re actually really helpful for me. At the beginning of this year, I threw away my handwritten TBR list that was organized chronologically by when I’d bought something. It was bringing me a lot…

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Why You NEED to Watch Sense8

I mean, there’s six thousand reasons. This post could be the longest one I’ve ever written, so I’m going to narrow it down to three things that I keep coming back to over and over: the characters, the plot, the queerness. Sense8 is truly one of my most beloved shows, and though I haven’t rewatched…

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TTT: More Queer Characters in Fantasy

Are you sick of me talking about queer characters in fantasy yet? We’ve already discussed why homophobia in fantasy doesn’t make sense, plus chatted about some of my favorite queer fantasy MCs, and, today, we’re here to talk about why there should be more queer characters in fantasy. Thus, I’m not going to be shoving…

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It’s Not About You

This is, perhaps, the thing that trips most people up. Recently, I told both of my siblings that I was bi, and I’ll get more in-depth with this next week, but the most important thing that both of them said, right away, was, “Thank you for telling me. I’m glad you felt like you could.”…

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