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! 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
How do I talk about this year without trying to tear my hair out? If there is anything I could hate then it's not having control and organisation in my life. As much as I claim to love chaos, sticky notes and action plans set my heart racing. So, when I say that Shut Up, … Continue reading Spring Cleaning My Book Collection – My September #goodreadance2020 Action Plan
Mabuhay, friends! I would be lying if I said I never judged a book by its cover. But while a book cover does play a role in influencing my decision to read said book or not, it does not guarantee that I would buy the book. I don't always buy a book solely for the … Continue reading WHAT DRAWS ME TO A BOOK COVER?
This post may contain affiliate links. Read my disclaimer policy for more info. Mabuhay, friends! Retellings have become quite popular these days with books like Spin The Dawn by Elizabeth Lim, Girl, Serpent, Thorn by Melissa Bashardoust, Circe by Madeleine Miller, to name a few. I adore fantasy retellings; it's quite a risky project to take on … Continue reading IN CONVERSATION WITH MAGGIE HUMM: Re-writing A Beloved Character – The Constraints and Freedom of Retellings