Random Musings

Oh, Dear Reader

Oh, dear reader. So, this is a bit of an impromptu post, even though it's something that is always on my brain, it feels like. But after reading Destiny's thread, which has since inspired posts like Josie's (who had also written about it before) and then also helped me find another post by Kathy, now… Continue reading Oh, Dear Reader

SPFBO

SPFBO, I’m Coming For You!

Hello, dear readers! I have a pretty cool announcement to make. For those of you who don't know, there is this really incredible contest that happens every year, created by Mark Lawrence, called the Self-Published Fantasy Blog Off. Ten bloggers are given a batch of self-published fantasy books and they read them, rate them and… Continue reading SPFBO, I’m Coming For You!

Writing

The Darker Side of a Dream

My boyfriend is really lovely in that he's super supportive when it comes to my writing career. And it includes all facets of it: cooking dinner so I can finishing up drafting a short story, listening to my confusing ramblings as I try to verbally work out plot holes as I'm editing my novels (even… Continue reading The Darker Side of a Dream

Random Musings

Let Them Read

This might be a tad bit of an awkward post, considering I'm definitely going to make a confession during the middle of it, but it's something that's been on my brain for a while now, after randomly reading a tweet about it (and I can't remember where the tweet came from or what it said,… Continue reading Let Them Read

Random Musings

Why So Serious?

Yesterday, I wrote a post talking about my promise to talk my book blog, Erlebnisse, more seriously. Thanks to some exciting connections with publishers like Orbit and Titan, plus a slow increase of traffic on my blog, I wanted to get more involved over there, publishing more content and keeping my reviews flowing regularly. I… Continue reading Why So Serious?

Random Musings, Writing

The Balancing Act Called Life (Or: I Still Have A Lot To Learn)

It's been a while. Goodness, has it been a while. I've missed writing on my personal blog a lot. I don't even think it has been that terribly long, but I do know that when I log on, I open WordPress, check any notifications and then close right back out of it for enough consecutive days that it's… Continue reading The Balancing Act Called Life (Or: I Still Have A Lot To Learn)