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Yearly Wrap-Up: 2012

Yearly Wrap-Up: 2012

2012 is almost over, so it’s both a time for me to look back across the year and reflect on what I’ve achieved and also a fantastic excuse for list-writing. Stats Novels read: 16 (Every Dead Thing, Daughter of Smoke and Bone, The Hunger Games, Catching Fire, Mockingjay, Shiver, Red Riding Hood, Divergent and Insurgent, Legend, Crewel, Before I go to Sleep, City of Bones, Wither, Origin,  and Paranormalcy, plus over half of The Chronicles of Narnia. Pages read: 6518  Poems written: 1 (‘Maya’, published in Snark Magazine Issue 1 ) Short-stories written: 0 Flash-fiction pieces written: 2 (‘Trapped‘ and ‘Shadows and Light‘) WiP word-count: 6452 Blog posts: 98 (including […]


November Wrap-Up

November Wrap-Up

It’s that time of the month again (no, not that time), the time when I reflect on the month that’s just passed and review my goals and what I’ve achieved. I’m not a great fan of November due to the increasing cold and dark weather, so normally I don’t do much except hibernate in bed with the electric blanket on and drink huge amounts of hot chocolate (except when I’m at work, they don’t let me do that there). ReadingThis month I’ve read Shiver by Maggie Steifvater, Crewel by Gennifer Albin and Every Dead Thing by John Conolly. That’s a […]


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Posted 30th November 2012 in: Blog Updates, Memes & Tags. Tagged:

Awards, Yay!

Awards, Yay!

Out of the blue today I discovered that two fellow bloggers had bestowed upon me some fabulous awards! This may not be the Oscars but I’m pretty thrilled as it’s the first time I’ve got an award for my humble blog. This one was from Brooke over at Paper Mountain: Requirements:1. Link to the blogger who gave you the award.2. Share 7 things about yourself.3. Pass the award to 15 bloggers recently discovered.4. Notify the blogger recipients. Brooke and I have been online writing buddies for a while. She is a really creative person and I really admire the way […]


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Posted 20th January 2011 in: Blog Updates. Tagged: ,