Bullet Journal · Creative Writing · NaNoWriMo

Simple NaNoWriMo Bullet Journal Spread (NaNoWriMo 2016)

So, NaNoWriMo starts tomorrow! In fact, as I’m writing this many countries in the world are starting the challenge, and the UK is only a few hours away from November 1st. Hoorah! Isn’t it exciting?! Despite it not being midnight yet, I know that this year will be the first that I won’t have done… Continue reading Simple NaNoWriMo Bullet Journal Spread (NaNoWriMo 2016)

2016 Reading Challenge · Books · Review

Review: When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit by Judith Kerr

  Finished 15/10/2016 HarperCollins Children’s (2008) (first published 1971) | 246 pages 3/5 stars Technically, I’m a few years late with reading this. At university I took a children’s literature module where this was one of the key texts, and each of us were divided into groups and made to do a presentation of a… Continue reading Review: When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit by Judith Kerr

2016 Reading Challenge · Books · Mini Reading Challenges

2016 Reading Goal Completed! – New Challenge?

I hit my 2016 reading target with two months to spare! 12 books in 2016 – quite a small target, really, but I’m so pleased I managed it. I’ve now officially read the most books in a year that I have for the past few years. For 2017 I’ll definitely set a higher goal, and… Continue reading 2016 Reading Goal Completed! – New Challenge?

2016 Reading Challenge · Books · Review

Review: The Cuckoo’s Calling by Robert Galbraith

Finished 28/09/2016 Sphere (2014) (first published 2013) | 550 pages 5/5 stars It’s no secret: I judge books by their authors. When I found out about this “debut” from mysterious (note: not mysterious) author Robert Galbraith, I truly believed I’d find so much fault with this book that I’d never want to read it again.… Continue reading Review: The Cuckoo’s Calling by Robert Galbraith

Creative Writing · NaNoWriMo

It’s Beginning… (NaNoWriMo 2016)

October 1st hit on Saturday, and the website was finally refreshed. Everyone’s buzzing – novels are being thought up, characters are being talked to. NaNoWriMo begins in less than a month. Last year, at this point I wasn’t really feeling it. I remember writing a blog post about how I didn’t really want to participate… Continue reading It’s Beginning… (NaNoWriMo 2016)