Random Musings

Pressure and Expectations: Making it Financially as an Author

Hello, dear readers! This week, I wanted to write about money, but in a very different sense than what I usually do, i.e., ranting about my lack of it and the difficulty of surviving as an adult in this consistently-increasing-living-expenses-without-an-increase-in-pay society (and that's without getting into the bullshit that's going on in the White House right now).… Continue reading Pressure and Expectations: Making it Financially as an Author

Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday: New Releases To Fill The Bookcase, But Shrink My Wallet

Welcome back to Top Ten Tuesday! Once hosted by The Broke and The Bookish, it is now hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl. It's a weekly book feature where a topical list-prompt is posted and readers respond with their top ten for that prompt. Yours truly tends to go over ten, but hey, what can a… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: New Releases To Fill The Bookcase, But Shrink My Wallet

Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday: Thankful For You, Bookish Family

Welcome back to Top Ten Tuesday! Once hosted by The Broke and The Bookish, it is now hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl. It's a weekly book feature where a topical list-prompt is posted and readers respond with their top ten for that prompt. Yours truly tends to go over ten, but hey, what can a… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Thankful For You, Bookish Family

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

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

Reading Outlook

Reading Outlook in Review: Part Two

Hello, readers! Now that the end of June (!!) is here, it's time to look back at my 2018 Reading Outlook and see how well I'm doing at crossing off all the books I want to read this year off of my To Read list. If you checked out Part One, you know that I… Continue reading Reading Outlook in Review: Part Two

Random Musings

Reading Outlook for 2018

I have a lot of books I want to read. Not surprising, right? But sometimes, that fact becomes ridiculously overwhelming, especially when I'm trying to decide what to read next. With the goal of reading at least 40 books this year (but hoping for more), I wanted to make a list of the books that,… Continue reading Reading Outlook for 2018