#marywrites Historical Fiction?

Who even am I? When I was in high school, the only thing I would consider writing outside of fanfiction was high fantasy. If it didn’t have dragons in it, I didn’t see the point. My fanfictions ran the gamut according to whatever fandom they were in, my original writing was heavily influenced by all…

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TTT: Queer Fantasy MCs

There are a lot of reasons why I’m here with this post, and, honestly, with half of the posts this month. Not only am I posting four short stories, all of which take place in some level of fantasy, but I’ve got an entire discussion on how exhausted I am with homophobia in fantasy. I…

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TTT: Favorite Couples

I had this at a solid ten, and then I was working on another TTT for this month about queer fantasy MCs and had Yadriel on that list and somehow not him & Julian on this one, and I just?? Decided to do a list of 12 instead so the cover aesthetic could stay strong.…

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Bookshelf Tour: High Fantasy, Part II

Welcome to the bookshelf tour! Previously: Nonfiction | Buddhism & Yoga | Poetry & Adult Fiction | Adult Fiction & Graphic Novels | Horror & Classics | Tolkien | Contemporary Romance | Middle Grade | Middle Grade & Classics | Harry Potter & Shadowhunters | Urban Fantasy, Part I, II, III, IV & Classics | Top of Shelves | High Fantasy, Part I. ICYMI, since I’m not on…

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TTT: Covers With Fall Vibes

I live in New England, so autumn is definitely my favorite season. There’s a very large divide between seasons, too, so you definitely know when one is ending and the next is arriving, and this year has been particularly noticeable. There seemed to be no shift between high 80s and sweating to death to low…

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TTT: Best Siblings

I don’t know if I’ve ever really mentioned this, but I have two siblings! I’m the oldest, my brother is three years younger, and my sister is seven years younger. We’re the cutest, I know. I’ve never thought that Amy & I look alike at all, but Tommy & I definitely resemble each other. They’re…

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TAG: Mid-Year Freakout!

I don’t know if I would call this a “freakout” since I’m feeling pretty chill about my reading this year. It’s definitely way down as compared to usual, but I’ve found a steady rhythm that works for me this year. At the time of this being drafted, I’ve read 50 books (WOOOOOOO), which means I’m…

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TTT: Favorite LGBTQIA+ Books

HAPPY PRIDE! I’m going to keep shouting it every day all day, and today, specifically, we’re going to talk about my favorite LGBTQIA+ books. There are a lot that I haven’t read, and a lot that are written by straight white people, and I am working on reading more #ownvoices rather than just the ones…

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