authors, WIP, Writing

Stalking Authors: Fyodor Dostoyevsky and the 4 Authors’ Q & A

I apologize that I’ve fallen off the face of blog-verse once again. Last week, I had my kanji test (more  officially called the Japan Kanji Aptitude Test) and I was going for Level 2 (Level 1 being the hardest), so that was that. Given, it would have been cool if I actually passed. This time,… Continue reading Stalking Authors: Fyodor Dostoyevsky and the 4 Authors’ Q & A

authors, Writing

Stalking Authors: Astrid Lindgren

Hej! Hur är läget? In case you didn’t understand, this is the Swedish way of greeting–Hello, what’s up? And the reason I’m attempting Swedish is quite simply because…. The author I’m stalking today is Astrid Lindgren! Not many people I’ve talked to are Lindgren-enthusiasts. So the first thing to do is introduce who this amazing… Continue reading Stalking Authors: Astrid Lindgren

Reading, Writing

Stalking Authors: J. R. R. Tolkien

Hello, world! I apologize greatly for how I’d suddenly dropped off the blog-space last week. An unforeseen illness confined me to bed. But I am well again, so that’s what matters.  Today we have the acclaimed king of the fantasy genre: J. R. R. Tolkien! I’ve just finally gotten around to watching the movie, Tolkien,… Continue reading Stalking Authors: J. R. R. Tolkien

Life

July Update + Behind the Blogger Tag

Happy Canada Day! I kind of miss the parade, and it’s grey again, but we’ll still make most of the day left. Today I have a somewhat important announcement to make, and I get to share a fun tag!  July Update For starters, I’ll be taking a break on the Wednesday posts for this month.… Continue reading July Update + Behind the Blogger Tag

Celebrations, Writing

Happy First Blogiversary!

Hullo, world! I have waited so long for this day to arrive. *insert dramatic fanfares* It’s my first blogiversary!  Admittedly, I had completely forgotten the exact date I started blogging halfway into this year, and someone had a blogiversary which reminded me, “Hey, when was it that I started blogging?” Thankfully, WordPress is better at… Continue reading Happy First Blogiversary!

authors, Book Review, WIP, Writing, Writing Craft, Writing Habit

15+1 Lessons to Learn from Stephen King’s On Writing

Hullo, world! As some of you may have noticed, now that I got college application mostly out of the way (will now be working hard to get there), I’ll be posting on Wednesdays as well. *Plays fanfare and shouts huzzah* I’ll be mostly doing book reviews and compiling book lists. Or not. We’ll see, we’ll… Continue reading 15+1 Lessons to Learn from Stephen King’s On Writing