Hello! It’s been a while. I’m sorry. I’ve had a busy year and transitioned careers, but this year should be much less chaotic. I mean, I’m staring grad school, so who knows how far this will go, but my goal…well, let’s get in to my 20 goals for 2020.
In 2018, I feel as though I read maybe 15 books through the whole year, and that includes book clubs and book related activities. This year, I am making an effort to read more. Here’s how I’m doing this:
I love that I am reading more this year, and it feels like I have a big of myself back. I’ve always identified as a reader, and this year, I’m living that. And that’s what is important to me.
What are you reading this week? What was the last book you read that made you feel something? Let me know in a comment below!
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I need to remind myself that 2018 was not a wash, but considering that I don’t remember what my word/theme for this past year was, and everything fell apart with my “live my best life” plan in April, 2019 needs to be a fresh start.
Ya’ll, it’s been a rough 2018. Not just for me, but for everybody.
I have been in a creative slump. No, that’s inaccurate. I have been overwhelmed to the point of tears and can’t mange to do anything other than work and mindlessly scroll social media, so needless to say, a creative slump was inevitable.
In anticipation and excitement for Love and Bubbles, an anthology featuring LGBTQ+ stories from under the sea, I have a treat for my blog readers. Jennifer Lee Rossman is the co-editor for the anthology, and she has previously been featured on this blog talking about a story she wrote for a different anthology, and I am excited to feature her again on my blog. So take it away Jennifer, on your first experience editing an anthology:
I’m excited to be part of the team revealing the cover for Love and Bubbles, which I have been jazzed about since the editors put out a call for submission. I’ll have a review out on Wednesday, the day before the launch, but in the interim, take a look at this gorgeous cover!
I am a massive John Green fan. From his videos to books to his podcasts, I love the things he creates and the work he does career wise as well as to improve the world. However, I hadn’t read Paper Towns, his third novel, until literally an hour ago, and I have some capital “O” opinions about the book. Continue reading “Reading Paper Towns as Historical Fiction”
I am a classic extrovert. I crave conversation, real human interaction, and working in person with people. I also work from home. And this has been a hard for me because I am at my happiest when I am interacting with people. I’m at my lowest when I am isolated.