We read, study and learn to write poetry from a young age. As mentioned on my blog, I love to write, novels mainly, however, there is a special place in my heart for poetry. Recently I've been thinking about the way in which I use poetry. I don't write it all the time, in fact … Continue reading On writing poetry
I realised the other day that I've been writing this blog for over two years now. Not always consistently, and not always well! But I've enjoyed having somewhere to write down my thoughts, my ideas, my grievances! When I began I was unsure whether I would continue with it, I wondered how long I would … Continue reading My favourite posts!
So, I originally wrote this post a couple of weeks ago after finishing the series and then decided not to post it. This is primarily a literature blog though I stick some random stuff in too! I haven't read this book so the post was only on the series, I wouldn't usually write a post … Continue reading TV Review: 13 Reasons Why
I have been writing most of my life, as a child, next to reading, it was my favourite hobby. However there was a point when it went from being a hobby to something more. Now I'm not a published author just an aspiring one so this isn't about how to write a novel or how … Continue reading Tips on finishing that novel!
Welcome to January's random blog post, I managed to miss December's, what with it being Christmas! So, maybe Netflix hasn't exactly changed our lives, that was a tad dramatic! But it has had an impact on the way in which we consume TV and film, of course it isn't the only streaming service but as … Continue reading How Netflix changed our lives
This is becoming an increasingly hard decision to make. I had always planned on going down the traditional publishing route, however as time passes, I'm wondering if that's the right choice for me. A while back I wrote a blog post about Writing on trend. In it I questioned whether the content of my writing was … Continue reading To self publish or not to self publish?
So after last months random post, Sexism in the modern world, for November I wanted to talk about weight and body shaming. Yes, I know, contentious subject! I’ve always felt like I haven’t got a right to talk about weight because I’m skinny but that is part of the problem. I have never been overweight, … Continue reading Body shaming
Am I the only one who hadn't heard of setting reading goals before joining the blogging world? Reading for me has always been fun, a way to escape. And like anyone else, I read at different speeds. If I love a book I might have it finished in a night, if it's boring it could … Continue reading Reading Goals
So, for my first monthly random post I wanted to take a brief moment to discuss sexism. It is deeply sad to me that in our supposedly modern world we still have to discuss an issue like this. But we do and will continue to do so until we finally get equality. In light of … Continue reading Sexism in the modern world
This is something I’ve been pondering for a while now. I touched upon it in my review of the film adaptation of Gone Girl which is probably where it really struck me. I was taken by surprise by the discrepancy of what I had read and what I saw in a particular scene. I don’t … Continue reading Do you self censor when reading?