Tag: reading

That’s a wrap! March 2020

What a month! Who would have thought our world would change so much so quickly? And yet…life must go on. This March I have made some meaningful writing progress and finished some amazing books, so come and check out all the details and tell me about your life in lockdown!! →

That’s a wrap! January-February 2020

I think we’d all agree that 2020 began with a bang. Between the Australian bushfires, starting my first Real Job, and juggling my many writing goals, I have had a CRAZY two months! But I’ve made some progress and also finished 7 great books…so read on for all the details!! →

Anticipated book releases of 2020

New year, new book releases, and I couldn’t be more excited! Like bookworms around the world, I have been eagerly scanning the lists of books set to be published in 2020, and today I am sharing the new books I am anticipating most. What books are YOU looking forward to this year? →

2019 in review

2019 has been a year of change for me. Not only did I graduate uni and receive my first Real Job offer, but I reached some very significant milestones when it comes to my writing. Come and check out what I accomplished this year, and whether I achieved my ten key goals!! →

My top ten reads of 2019

There is still a little over a week left in 2019, but to date I have read a total of 74 books, and the time has come to announce my TOP TEN reads of the year! Bookworms, come forth, and let’s discuss our favourite books that we read in 2019!! →

That’s a wrap! November 2019

My November has both raced by and dragged by, and I’ve spent most of it lost in a writing trance-slash-frenzy. Aside from participating in NaNoWriMo, I also read 7 fantastic books and am hosting my first online giveaway! Read on for all the details!! →

Ten of my favourite opening lines

The first few sentences of a book are arguably the most important. They are the first exposure the reader has to the story, and have to be interesting enough to “hook” them into reading more!! In this post, I share some of my all-time favourite opening lines from fiction novels. What are yours? →

That’s a wrap! October 2019

Is it just me, or has October completely flown by? I’ve celebrated some exciting life milestones this month, read 8 amazing books, and worked hard on both my WIPs to get them where they need to be. Read on for all the details!! →

That’s a wrap! September 2019

Can you believe we’re now three-quarters of the way through 2019? My September has been a flurry of activity, consisting of one finished WIP, significant progress in the other, ten books read, and a runaway Nanna. Read on for all the exciting details!! →

That’s a wrap! July-August 2019

July and August have been an interesting time for me, as I’m soon to commence the next chapter of my life. Progress on the writing and reading fronts has been slow, but by no means non-existent, so read on for all the exciting details! →

That’s a wrap! June 2019

I can’t believe we’re now halfway through the year! While my June has been woefully unproductive, it also marked a key milestone in my life, so I’ve taken some time to enjoy it. Read on for all the exciting details! →

That’s a wrap! May 2019

May has been a bit of a month-from-hell as I slogged my way towards the end of the uni semester. Nevertheless, I managed some degree of success on the reading, writing and social media-ing fronts, so read on for all the exciting details! →

That’s a wrap! April 2019

My April was a fairly quiet month as far as these things go. I made some decent writing progress, read 6 wonderful books, and am now counting down the days until I finish my university degree. Read on for all the details! →

Ten of my favourite fictional battles

With Anzac Day coming up later this week, I thought I’d take the opportunity to reflect on some of my all-time favourite battles in fiction. I LOVE fight sequences, but the following ten made a particular impression on me. What are your favourite fictional battles? →

That’s a wrap! March 2019

Can you believe we’re already a quarter of the way through the year?! I had a moderately productive month this March, despite how busy I was. Read on for the details on my writing progress and all the books I read! →

That’s a wrap! February 2019

February has been one of those months for me. In addition to juggling work, uni preparation, and my reading and writing goals, I had to say goodbye to a beloved friend. Read on for all the details…and some pictures of the most beautiful dog in the world. →