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Messy Writing

It's taken me a while to really come to terms with the fact that writing is messy and that this is OK. Many writers and people who I've gotten advice from have talked about how writing is messy. Whether it is for a blog, for a school assignment, or for your novel, first drafts are totally crazy and are just a mish mash of ideas thrown onto a page in no particular order...

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Books Not To Read Late At Night (Unless You Like Feeling Scared)

I had the idea for this post a while ago and although it is a bit like another book list, I thought it might be a fun one to make! I don't personally read much horror and I tend to gravitate more towards mysteries than thrillers, but there are definitely some overlaps. This five-book list is what happened after I considered...

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A Guide To Bookish Jargon

This post is something I had the idea for about a month ago and I decided recently that it's time for this to be available for all book blog readers: A guide to all of the weird things that book bloggers and authors say that aren't gibberish after all, but actually mean something. Some of you may already be familiar with these terms (some are more obvious than others), but some may not be. Also, there is a high likelyhood that...

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The Most Beautiful Naked Hardback Books EVER (in my opinion)

I have a strong love for the feeling that comes when you take the dust jacket off of a hardback book and there is a beautiful design on the book. It always feels slightly magical, like I found something extra special that not everyone has seen. Since it is currently the holidays, a most magical time of year, I thought it would seem fitting to share some beauty with the world (but of course, related to books). So without further ado here are my favourite naked books!...