weekly features

Off Tangent Thoughts // Thoughts I have while writing book reviews

Off Tangent Thoughts (OTT) is a bi-monthly meme run by Charvi @NotJustFiction were bloggers express their tangential thoughts on different topics. This fortnight’s theme is: Thoughts I have while writing book reviews Check out Charvi’s post here! I’m slightly late with this one, but I had so much fun writing it that I wanted to post it… Continue reading Off Tangent Thoughts // Thoughts I have while writing book reviews

Book Features · events

An evening with Victoria Schwab // The Near Witch, writing processes, and living in a shed for three months

When V.E. Schwab announced that she was going on tour in the UK, I kind of screamed. I mean, it was an internal, quiet scream, since I was at work, but a scream nonetheless. I was excited. I hadn’t seen Victoria since YALC 2017 and (as you’ve probably guessed by now) she’s pretty much my favourite… Continue reading An evening with Victoria Schwab // The Near Witch, writing processes, and living in a shed for three months

Blog Tours · Q&As

Crown of Feathers Blog Tour // Nicki Pau Preto talks about writing action scenes, dialogue, and folk lore (Q&A)

Today is my stop on the Crown of Feathers blog tour and I’m delighted to be bringing you guys a Q&A with the author or this brilliant new fantasy, Nicki Pau Preto. Huge thanks to Nicki and Ink Road for giving me the change to do this Q&A! Let’s dive right in. What was your… Continue reading Crown of Feathers Blog Tour // Nicki Pau Preto talks about writing action scenes, dialogue, and folk lore (Q&A)

Announcements

BBC National Short Story Award and Young Writers’ Award judging panel revealed

It’s an exciting day in the writing world, as The BBC National Short Story Award and BBC Young Writers’ Award opened submissions for 2019, with broadcaster Nikki Bedi chairing next year’s judging panel. Nikki’s counterpart on the BBC Young Writers’ Award (YWA) is BBC Radio 1 presenter Katie Thistleton, who will chair the judging panel for the… Continue reading BBC National Short Story Award and Young Writers’ Award judging panel revealed

Blogmas · TBRs and Wrap ups

Blogmas Day 3 // November wrap up and December TBR

Since I’m doing Blogmas again this year, I decided to combine my November wrap up and December TBR so I could keep one of my 12 posts of Blogmas free for something else. (Original Christmas tag? Best books of the year? Books as the 12 days of Christmas? These posts are all coming.) I’ve also… Continue reading Blogmas Day 3 // November wrap up and December TBR

Blogmas · Book Features

Blogmas Day 1 // Goals for the end of 2018

It’s that time of year again. *sings the Most Wonderful Time of the Year in an off key voice* It’s December 1st, which means it’s the first day of Blogmas. Blogmas is a period during the festive season when bloggers post content to their sites every day. This doesn’t have to be Christmas-related, it can… Continue reading Blogmas Day 1 // Goals for the end of 2018

Nanowrimo

Why I’m not doing NaNoWriMo this year

Yup, I said it, I’m not doing NaNoWriMo this year. I’d be lying if  I said I didn’t want to and I almost caved on October 31st, but I made myself a promise. I know what happened last year, and I told myself I wouldn’t do NaNo this year because of it. NaNoWriMo – National… Continue reading Why I’m not doing NaNoWriMo this year