I have been thinking about book reviews and their importance, significance and relevance, for both readers and authors. I have also been working on designing a book cover which is why I’m going to ramble about these topics today.Continue reading “Book reviews, and designing (e)book covers”
from Prologue to Chapter 14
DONE. 💥🎉🎈🎊Continue reading “Word count announcement”
Every so often I read a story by a writer or author which awakens something inside of me. Usually, it begins right with the first sentence, or paragraph. It’s almost like I can hear the voice of this person while reading the words.
One such story is this one: Waking up from the American DreamContinue reading “How reading evokes improved writing (for me)”
Yesterday I learned a new acronym:
This e-book, which I had put on hold months ago (well before the coronavirus hit North American consciousness), popped up in my library app as ready for me to borrow. And read.
Should I start it?
For those of you who don’t know about Station Eleven, it’s about a pandemic.
I’m not usually against these types of books, I’ve read plenty of dystopian novels and watched both TWD and Fear TWD for multiple, consecutive seasons, but there is something holding me back about Station Eleven.
I’m on the fence. So I turned to Vulture, an outlet that I religiously consulted during my TWD obsession for review and perspective, to see what they had to say about this book given we are currently going through our own pandemic situation.
Perhaps I’m a little less on the fence, now. 😉
I found a passage in a book which was published before blogging was invented that suits me perfectly. Continue reading “Published writing, then and now”
While on the quest to find new and interesting content to read, I went back into my old Medium account and read a couple of fantastic articles. Continue reading “On the quest for fresh content”
This is the worst title in the history of blog post titles ever constructed by a blogger. Thank you, I’ll take that award now. 😜 Continue reading “English language rules and why they can/should/must be broken (sometimes)”
Today I saw a giant, disgusting, creepy-crawly, icky bug with a million legs which was at least a foot long. 😵
Reminded me of the bug in Kafka’s Metamorphosis, although that one was more like a cockroach if memory serves… 😳
Before I launch into it here today, I’ll tell you a funny little tidbit that’s happening right now.