Tag: reading

MONTHLY UPDATE: November 2018

I think I’m still alive after this insanely busy November!! Between my university exams, NaNoWriMo, and preparing for some big things at work, there’s been so much to do! Find out what I’ve been up to, how I went in NaNo, and what books I’ve read, and share with me your accomplishments!! >>

MONTHLY UPDATE: October 2018

I am UTTERLY EXHAUSTED after this October! It’s been a month of uni assignments from hell, so my writing and reading progress hasn’t been great, but here I talk about what I HAVE managed to accomplish. Also: my thoughts on Kingdom of Ash and my favourite quote, so come and fangirl with me!! >>

MONTHLY UPDATE: September 2018

This September, I mastered the art of procrastinationโ€”from my uni assignments, that is. I read a ton of excellent books and made some great progress on my WIPs. Find out all the details, including my new Graceborn map, in this month’s update post! >>

MONTHLY UPDATE: August 2018

August 2018 has been BUSY BUSY BUSY! I’ve celebrated not one but TWO birthdays, made some excellent writing progress, and read MANY more books than I intended. Find out all the details, as well as my favourite bookish quote, in this month’s update post! >>

MONTHLY UPDATE: July 2018

July 2018 has been a blast! Not particularly productive on the writing front, but that was a price I was willing to pay. Find out what I have been up to, what I read, and what bookish quote I loved the most in this month’s update post! >>

MONTHLY UPDATE: June 2018

June 2018 has been exam month, so a large proportion of the last few weeks has been focused on study…though I did console myself by reading eight books! Find out what I read, what progress I made with my writing, and much more in June’s monthly update post! >>

MONTHLY UPDATE: May 2018

May 2018 has passed in a blur of university reports, crises at work, and increasingly chilly weather. As a result, motivation levels have been low and fatigue levels high…but I’ve still managed to read and write and blog and do all sorts of other things. Find out more here! >>

Exploring mental illness in YA literature

Mental illness is one of the most pressing health concerns of the modern age, and YA literature has a role to play in opening up the conversation on this long-tabooed subject. Here I discuss some of the things to remember when writing about mental illness, and what YA books are currently out there. >>

MONTHLY UPDATE: March 2018

Monthly Update Take #2! Find out what I’ve been up to these last 4.5 weeks, where I’m at with my WIPs and what great books I’ve read. Also introducing a special new segment my fellow bookworms might enjoy… >>