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Hello, again! 🌻

So, I've been away for a while. I would say life has been busy, but honestly, life has just been tough. It's hard being a grown-up. But I'm editing professionally now; have been for a couple years. I've worked for a lot of different companies since then. Big names like Facebook, IBM, Kia. And smaller… Continue reading Hello, again! 🌻

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Why I’m quitting Goodreads

I've been using Goodreads for years now, keeping track of the books I've read and the ever-growing list of books I want to read. And for the last few years, I've been setting reading goals for myself. It's never much; I usually stick to somewhere around 20 and 30 books per year for my goal.… Continue reading Why I’m quitting Goodreads

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10 ways not to write

Everyone posts about the best ways to write, the "right" ways to write, the most effective ways to write... but what about the ways not to write? I come to you as an expert in not writing with my list of 10 ways not to write. 1. Don't write with your boyfriend sitting next to… Continue reading 10 ways not to write

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‘I Dare You!’ book tag

KarisBooks did this tag earlier, and I loved the questions (and her answers!), so I figured I'd give it a go! 1. What book has been on your shelf the longest? Probably The Cajun Night Before Christmas. It's the only book from my childhood that I still have. 2. What is your current read, your last… Continue reading ‘I Dare You!’ book tag

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She lives!

Yes, that's right! I've finally returned from the land where bloggers go to die: life business. Well, not so much "returned" as "escaped briefly," but I'm still excited to be back! Even if it is in short bursts. So, what's been new?! Well. I've been working 3 jobs, trying (and usually failing) to force myself… Continue reading She lives!

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I’ve got a literary itch… for witches!

Hi, friends and bookworms! Popping in for a bit cause I desperately need your help. I got into a super witchy mood this Halloween and just can't manage to get myself out of it. I'm dying for some good books about witches. Fiction or non-fiction, I don't even care! I just need some witchy books… Continue reading I’ve got a literary itch… for witches!

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Book Review: The Hunger Games Trilogy

The Hunger Games trilogy Suzanne Collins ★★★★★ Goodreads ~ Amazon ~ Barnes&Noble The nation of Panem, formed from a post-apocalyptic North America, is a country that consists of a wealthy Capitol region surrounded by 12 poorer districts. Early in its history, a rebellion led by a 13th district against the Capitol resulted in its destruction and the creation… Continue reading Book Review: The Hunger Games Trilogy