Anyone who follows this blog (so, mostly my parents) will have noticed I've been on a bit of a hiatus lately. There have been a number of contributing factors for this, but the main one is The Breakup™. About a week after my last post on here, my almost-three-year relationship came to a somewhat abrupt … Continue reading And We’re Back!
Just a quick update today for anyone who has been following my Famous Five reading challenge with bated breath. The plan was to read all 21 books in Enid Blyton's Famous Five series during the month of August, but I didn't even come close. I got about halfway through Book 10, because life and other … Continue reading The Famous Flop: An Update
Last weekend I attended my first ever YALC (Young Adult Literature Convention) and it was amazing! I met so many brilliant authors and got so many books signed, and the panels and workshops were fantastic. I'd never been before so I wasn't quite sure what to expect (although I definitely prepared for and planned my … Continue reading My First YALC
A few months ago, I did something crazy. I handed in my notice at my exciting book-related marketing job, and took a part-time position at a shop near my house. Why would anyone take such a giant, seemingly backwards, step like that? It all started back in January of last year, when I received a … Continue reading Why I Quit My Dream Job To Work Part-Time