It’s the Great Silmarillion Readalong! (Week One)

IT’S TIME FOR THE GREAT SILMARILLION READALONG, LET’S GOOOOOOO! ICYMI, for the month of March, in honor of the Society’s celebration of Tolkien, I’m hosting a four-week readalong of The Silmarillion. The announcement post is here, and the schedule is here. We’ve got a lot to cover, and these posts are already going to be […]

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Tag: 20 Questions

I saw this over at Jessica @ The Awkward Book Blogger, and my sleuthing ended with a now-deleted blog, so I can’t track back to the beginning of who created it. I was originally going to post another writing post, but given that would be my third this week, and I don’t want to inundate […]

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TTT: Favorite Men Characters That I’ve Written

I think it’s safe to say that this is going to be my favorite post I’ve ever written. Possibly also the hardest? On one hand, it’s definitely because I love talking about my own characters, and they make me stupid squeal at any given moment. But, on the other, I can’t wait for all of […]

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#marywrites Books That Inspired My Books

I think I’ve told the Saintsverse story a million times now–I read the Crows duology over the course of a couple weeks, and when I went to bed one fateful Sunday, it was after finishing Crooked Kingdom. When I woke up, after my usual dreamless sleep, there was a name in my mouth–Landon Ash. I […]

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It’s the Great Silmarillion Readalong! (Schedule)

Welcome, friends! We’re about to embark on one hell of an adventure. ICYMI, next month, while the Society is celebrating Tolkien month, I’ll be posting a four-week readalong of The Silmarillion in honor of one of my favorite authors of all-time (and one of my favorite books). This readalong was born from my endless love […]

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Women’s History Month TBR

Happy Women’s History Month!  (Also, happy Tolkien month (yes, again), keep an eye out for Silmarillion posts every week!)  I’m so hyped about my TBR this month, especially because I have a lot of women authors to choose from, but I had some very specific goals in mind, and I’m pretty pleased with how this list is shaping up.  […]

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TTT: I Really Want These Books

It feels appropriate, as we approach my birthday in March, that I should talk about all the books that I want since I’m not actually able to buy any of them because there are eight books that I have already preordered, and I just literally do not have room for more. This doesn’t meant that […]

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World-building

This was originally slotted as another in the #marywrites series, but given how much I love world-building in general, I thought I’d just mic drop discussion it. There’s so many different kinds of world-building–soft vs hard, urban vs high, subtle vs massive exposition–more than I’m even thinking of right now, and while I could break […]

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Tag: Opposites!

I saw this over at Lisa @ Way Too Fantasy, and the questions looked so fun that there was no way I wasn’t doing it. Unnecessarily pitting books against each other? What the heck else would I do with my Thursday? Also, I think this video is where the tag originates, but can’t confirm for […]

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Review: Secret Garden & White Christmas Tea

It’s been a Minute since I reviewed some tea, and I actually totally forgot that it was a thing I’d done at all until I was scrolling through my posts trying to find something for another post, and I scrolled right past two tea reviews. All of my tea reviews have been for Jolie Tea […]

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