Holiday Break Readathon TBR!

Today is my favorite day of the entire year. I don’t know what it is, but the day after Christmas is just the absolute best to me. I always take it off, my family always has it off, and we always just lounge and do absolutely nothing. No shopping, no leaving the house, nothing. We […]

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2019 Goals: Final Check-In!

That’s it, friends! 2019 is almost at an end, and it’s time to check in with how I’ve done with my goals for the year. I’m posting this with a week and a half left of the month, so I know there’s still some time left to accomplish things, but let’s all be honest with […]

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November Wrap-Up, Part 2

November Wrap-Up, Part 1 This month was not the greatest for reading, but I totally smashed NaNoWriMo, so that definitely contributed to it. I did, however, read some truly amazing books, and I’m looking forward to a relaxed December. Mini Book Reviews 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟 Sorcery of Thorns by Margaret Rogerson (11/15-11/22): There is literally nothing, and […]

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NaNoWriMo, Week 4 Update

I did it! I’m really pleased with myself not for just reaching 50k, but for not putting it off and then being forced to write an exorbitant amount in the last week like I did last year. I’m happy that I made a plan and stuck with it, which I’m not always great to when […]

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NaNoWriMo Thoughts: To Love or to Hate Writing

I’ve got a few things to talk about in today’s post. We’ll chat about determination vs motivation, seasonal writing, age categories, and doubt, but they all kind of neatly tie in together, so rather than writing separate posts, here we are with a mishmash! First, The Orangutan Librarian wrote a super relatable post recently about […]

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NaNoWriMo, Week 3 Update

This has been the longest week of my life, and I’m really not sure how I managed to hit my weekly goal, but y’all, we’re in the home stretch now. Monday Am I ever going to write on a Monday? I was about to say probably not, but apparently I wrote 8k last Monday, wow, […]

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NaNoWriMo Thoughts: The Writer is a Vehicle

I’ve got to quote my homie, John Ronald Reuel Tolkien, to kick off this topic: To show that this is not fanciful, in his letter to me of 6 May 1944 my father wrote: ‘A new character has come on the scene (I am sure I did not invent him, I did not even want […]

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