Month: July 2021

  • Everyone Judges a Book by Its Cover!

    Everyone Judges a Book by Its Cover!

    Writers go on about the first page or chapter of a book being a deal-breaker, and it is as far as the words go, but sometimes, the cover is what catches a reader’s attention before they even check the blurb or read a sample.  A dull or low-grade cover will put me right off. I […]

  • Book Review. Once and Future Witches. 5 Stars.

    Book Review. Once and Future Witches. 5 Stars.

    Warning: Some reviews contain minor spoilers, but I keep the best parts vague. Check out my Reading Ranting page for more reviews and thoughts on reading. So many things to love about this book that I’ve probably missed things. What I liked… The writing style was an entertaining combination of eclectic and straightforward. I can’t […]

  • Work/Life/Writing Balance!

    Work/Life/Writing Balance!

    It’s ironic that my last post was about how writing is the same as running a small business, and then I go and do almost nothing writing related this month. Normally, I’d feel bad about that, and the lack of creative outlet would drag my mood down. But it’s done nothing of the sort. I’ve […]

  • Writing Is a Business!

    Writing Is a Business!

    Writing is a business, especially if you plan to self-publish. You need to start thinking like a business owner as well as a writer. Make time for the various writing tasks the way you would at any other job.That’s if you want to make an income from it, otherwise, write however you want. Or write […]

  • Shadows

    Shadows

    I once walked in the dark, a shadow of the woman I used to be. More shadows followed me, fears and unfulfilled desires. I became the shadows, chasing what I thought I wanted. Time taught me to let go and stop chasing. But now you’re my shadow, watching when I no longer want you. You […]

  • Book to Movie Review. Wicked by Jennifer L. Armentrout 4 stars

    Book to Movie Review. Wicked by Jennifer L. Armentrout 4 stars

    Warning: Some reviews contain minor spoilers, but I keep the best parts vague. Check out my Reading Ranting page for more reviews and thoughts on reading. I know I had a lot of negative things to say about Jennifer’s Blood and Ash series, but her Wicked series was a true favourite of mine. I recently […]