So, let's talk about my reading during 2022. It was...unexpected. I set myself a goal of 30 books at the beginning of the year thinking, "Oh, I always struggle if my goal is too big so we'll see if I even read this many." My friends, I read 75 books this past year...that's so many!… Continue reading 2022 Reading and 2023 Plans
When writing is hard, it’s time to refuel
There's a lot to be said about taking a break from your projects. Especially when the project needs a mind that has forgotten the story's finer points. Revision is strange. You spend so much time immersed in the world to fine-tune it, but then the best thing for the story is to give yourself distance… Continue reading When writing is hard, it’s time to refuel
What an insatiable reading appetite really means.
Over the last 10 days, I've read 6 and a half books (7 so far in September). It's tempting to say that they were just really good books, but I think there's something else happening as well. As I've said before, I'm a mood reader, which means that a book has to hit a certain… Continue reading What an insatiable reading appetite really means.
Let’s talk about reading challenges
I made my own challenge this year (much like I did last year) to read more of the books I already have. I started 2022 with 32 books I hadn't read yet in my collection... I've read 2 so far... I'm not TOO grumpy about this because I've read a total of 34 books so… Continue reading Let’s talk about reading challenges
Q2 Reading: Challenge Complete
Wow, I've been reading a lot more than usual. Mostly, I got hooked on a manga series and read all 11 books in the course of a month. Do I count manga in my reading challenge count? Absolutely! It's still a story and a LOT of work goes into creating them. Here are the charts!… Continue reading Q2 Reading: Challenge Complete