Mabuhay, friends! When I first read The Poppy War I instantly connected to Kuang's storytelling. At the time, I had been struggling with my own writing - completely unsure of the vision I was striving for. It was a meandering cycle of what if's and can I do this? Once I started reading The Poppy War, … Continue reading A Chat with R.F. Kuang: On writing historical inspired novels
You don't need any magic to achieve your writing goals. What you need is a clear set of defined goals and a system that works for you. With NaNoWriMo coming up in a few weeks, it's hard not to feel overwhelmed. Whether it's your first time participating in NaNoWriMo or you're a seasoned writer, preparing … Continue reading HOCUS FOCUS: A Non-Spooky Guide to Preptober and NaNoWriMo
Mabuhay, friends! If there is one word to describe September, it would be: exhausting. September did not go as I had wanted it to nor was I as intentional as I wanted to be with my time. October is going to bring a lot of changes in my life, whether they would be good or … Continue reading A CHAOTIC SEPTEMBER WRAP UP // should i join booktube? can i stick to a tbr? why is the poppy war series ending?
Mabuhay, friends! I was inspired to write this post after reading Let's Talk Bookish topic on Should Reviewers Go “Easier” on Self-Published Authors? What are self-published books? Self-published books are books where the authors are ones who handle the entirety of their books publication, without the help of a publishing company, and its release. Some … Continue reading Reviewing Self-Published Books & Where To Find Your Next Read
This post may contain affiliate links. Read my disclaimer policy for more info. Mabuhay, friends! I have been so excited ever since I got chosen for Caffeine Tours' #DethronetheDragonlord book tour! It was earlier this year when I had the opportunity to read and review The Wolf of Oren-Yaro, and I am still not over the sheer … Continue reading The Ikessar Falcon by K.S. VILLOSO: usurpers, assassins and dragons in Chronicles of the Bitch Queen