THE YOUNG ELITES by Marie Lu

THE YOUNG ELITES by Marie Lu

The Young Elites is, without a doubt, one of my favourite reads I’ve read this year. Gorgeous, elegant writing? CHECK. Intricate worldbuilding? CHECK. Intriguing characters? CHECK. Marie Lu took well-used tropes and wrought them into something fresh and so, so readable. High fantasy is my hands-down FAVORITE genre there is, so as soon as I … Continue reading

How Do You Prep For NaNoWriMo?

How Do You Prep For NaNoWriMo?

For all those who are unaware, NaNoWriMo—National Novel Writing Month—is the annual event where writers attempt to finish a novel (or 50k) in a month. That’s 1,666 words a day. (666—a coincidence? I THINK NOT, SATAN.) Now that it’s Halloween, or The Panic Day Before NaNoWriMo, I thought I would put together a post on … Continue reading

Friday Photography (19)

Friday Photography (19)

Friday Photography is the segment where I showcase bits and pieces of my recent photography.  As I’m leaving for the UK in a few days (!!!!) I decided that this week, I’d share some inherently Australian photos… as for the next few weeks at least most of my pictures will be from England (or Scotland). 1 — How … Continue reading

The Secret Life of a Book Blogger

The Secret Life of a Book Blogger

Thank you Emily @ Loony Literate for tagging me! 1. HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN A BLOGGER? A few years now, and I love it. 2. AT WHAT POINT DO YOU THINK YOU’LL STOP BLOGGING? NEVERRRRR. That’s totally an acceptable answer, right?? In all honesty, I don’t know IF I’d ever stop blogging, you know? … Continue reading

5 Ways to Stay Motivated During Revisions

HEY. Long time no blog! I promise I’ll be more active. Promise! Revisions can be tough. They can be gruelling. And, if you’re anything like me, then you need COPIOUS amounts of sugar (chocolate, preferably) and tea to actually get through them. I recently sent in my third round of revisions for Frayed, and in … Continue reading

IN WHICH I ANNOUNCE I’LL BE A PUBLISHED AUTHOR!!

Warning: this post will contain MASSIVE amounts of excessive exclamation marks and capital letters. Guys, I am thrilled to announce that my YA mystery/thriller will be published by Sourcebooks!! So back in 2012, November, I ventured out of my Fantasy-shaped cave and wrote a mystery/thriller novel. I wrote it in 14 days. And I will shameless … Continue reading