8 little tips for new bloggers (what I wish I knew starting out)

When I started blogging back at the beginning of 2018, I had no idea what I was doing. Naturally, I went out looking for advice from other bloggers, and while I found LOTS of incredibly useful tips and guidance, there was still plenty that I learned on my own along the way. This list is …

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6 things I’ve learned in a year of blogging | one year blogiversary! 🎉

Tomorrow, February 8, marks the one-year anniversary of my very first post on this blog. I can't believe that I've been blogging for an entire year! Time really does fly, huh? In that time, I've published 109 posts and written 115,370 words. A year ago, I don't think I could ever have imagined I'd be …

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A Grishaverse TV show?? My questions, worries, and hopes

That's right, folks, you read it correctly - we are getting a Netflix show adaptation of Leigh Bardugo's Grishaverse books! This show will be run by Eric Heisserer, the creator of Arrival and Bird Box, and be comprised of eight episodes combining the Shadow and Bone trilogy and the Six of Crows duology. (source) Obviously, …

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Does my rating of a book depend on how long it takes me to read? (figuring it out using MATH!)

If you're reading that title and going "hey wait a second, I read this blog for books, not math!" - don't worry. When I first contemplated doing this post and attempting math, my first thought was: But then I remembered that, even though I haven't taken a math class in like five years, I do …

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Reacting to bad writing advice (aka, fight me Jonathan Franzen)

Have you ever read writing advice so worthy of eye-rolling that you want to give up all hope for the future of writing?This week, an article of writing advice from novelist Jonathan Franzen made the rounds across book Twitter, earning mockery and parodies aplenty. And since my first instinct when an old white man tells …

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