books, discussion, masterpost

Discussion: How To – Start A Book Blog

Advice from a Not-So-Seasoned Not-Quite-Professional A long while ago, I wrote a discussion with my advice on ARC requests. Surprisingly, to me at least, a lot of people liked it and found it useful. And I realized something, I feel like a floundering child when it comes to this blog, but with a year and… Continue reading Discussion: How To – Start A Book Blog

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Awesome Author Essays (Mostly Neil Gaiman)

"Once More to the Lake" – E.B. White "Here Is a Lesson in Creative Writing" – Kurt Vonnegut "Notes of a Native Son" – James Baldwin  "The Invisible Made Visible" – David Rakoff "The Death of a Moth" – Virginia Woolf "Shooting an Elephant" — George Orwell "The Braindead Megaphone" – George Saunders Gaiman Essays:… Continue reading Awesome Author Essays (Mostly Neil Gaiman)

masterpost, movies/tv, pokemon

Best Pokemon Timeline Theories I’ve Seen

I've been really into Pokemon youtube videos lately, as I've finally gotten around to finishing the Post-Game of Alpha Sapphire. \The pokemon in-game timeline is...super weird and all over the place. Here are some of the best explanations / analysis of the Pokemon timeline I've seen. CandyEvie uses the main series game, and argues for… Continue reading Best Pokemon Timeline Theories I’ve Seen

books, discussion, fandoms, masterpost

Fandom Holidays

February February 13th: Parks and Rec - Galentine’s Day March March 31st: Parks and Rec - “I didn’t know March 31st existed.” April April 25th: Miss Congeniality - The Perfect Date, because “it’s not too hot and not too cold. All you need is a light jacket.” May May 2nd: Harry Potter - Battle of Hogwarts May… Continue reading Fandom Holidays

books, discussion, masterpost, personal, review, wrap ups

2018 Reading Challenges: April Wrap-up and Progress

2018 Reading Challenges The link is to my post about my reading/blogging challenges for the year and more about my goals. 2018 Reading Challenges: January Wrap-up and Progress 2018 Reading Challenges: February Wrap-up and Progress 2018 Reading Challenges: March Wrap-up and Progress The Goodreads Reading Challenge Goal: 150 Currently at 81! 2018 Fanfiction Reading Challenge… Continue reading 2018 Reading Challenges: April Wrap-up and Progress

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Thanksgiving Shoutout #2 – Bloggers You Should Follow

Last year I started a bit of a tradition for my blog with my Thanksgiving Shoutout! I thought I'd continue it. This is obviously not a comprehensive list, bear in mind. Jill @ Rant and Rave About Books Niraja @ Fantastic Books and Where to Find Them Olivia @ Heir of Glitter Nicole @ Away in Neverland… Continue reading Thanksgiving Shoutout #2 – Bloggers You Should Follow

Awards, books, discussion, masterpost, personal, review, tag, TBR, wrap ups

RiverMoose’s ARC TBR Takedown Read-A-Thon – Sign-Ups

Original Read-A-Thon RiverMoose’s ARC TBR Takedown Read-A-Thon Sign-Ups – May 14th – end of Read-A-Thon (July 31st) 2017 When: June 1st – July 31st What: Read as many arc/review copies off your TBR as you can. I'm starting this Read-A-Thon because I have an avalanche of arcs to get through (I have an over requesting… Continue reading RiverMoose’s ARC TBR Takedown Read-A-Thon – Sign-Ups

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Discussion: Review Copies/ARCs

Review copies are the holy grail of book blogging. And while I might not be the best source of information on how to get them, as I'm rejected more often then not, I have received a fair amount of them, so I thought I'd give my two cents. First things first: Before you go requesting… Continue reading Discussion: Review Copies/ARCs

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Get Ready For NaNoWriMo: A Masterpost

Like many, many other people in November, I will be participating (or at least trying to participate) in NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month). If you are unfamiliar with the concept, the basic premise is this: You must write 50,000 words of a first draft of your novel within the month. Averaging out to around 1,667… Continue reading Get Ready For NaNoWriMo: A Masterpost

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Exciting Blog News

Over the summer I started working on some stuff, so this post comes to you in three parts. Part 1: Graphics  Part 2: My Book Part 3: The Start of school and a new schedule Part 1: Graphics As you may have noticed, a few weeks ago, I got a proper(wish) banner at the top… Continue reading Exciting Blog News