Life, Reading, Writing Process

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

Life, Reading

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.

Life, Reading, Updates

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

Life, Reading

Reading Slump – Q1 Reading Roundup

I am in the WORST reading slump right now. Maybe it's because my imagination is occupied by the book rewrite and plotting. Who knows why slumps happen? Some say that it's because of challenges and stressors in our lives which make it harder to concentrate. Have I marathoned the second season of Bridgerton? Yes. Have… Continue reading Reading Slump – Q1 Reading Roundup