Hi everyone! You're getting a bit of a weird post from me today, but since I've been annoying everyone in my offline life with this question for months now, it's high time I wrote something about it on this blog 😁 My obsession with mental imagery started a little over a year ago, when I … Continue reading What Do You See in Your Mind When Reading?
It's been a while since I've posted anything writing related. 2019 was a horrible year for me concerning pretty much everything that requires having free time, so the only short stories I wrote were super dark self-help ones that will never see the light of day if I have any say in it. Trust me … Continue reading Why Writing Takes Practice: Reviewing One of My Early Novels
I debated for a while whether I was going to post this, since I don't want to come off as that whiny first-world-problems person, and also because some of the stuff I'm going to talk about is rather personal. However, I then thought that it might help some of you to see that you're not … Continue reading Why 2019 Was Such a Terrible Reading (and Posting) Year for Me
As we live in a world that is becoming further globalized by the minute, it is only natural that we want to see our society reflected in literature. There are more and more voices clamoring for diverse books, for own-voices authors, for main characters that aren't white, male, and heterosexual. And that's a good thing. … Continue reading Diversity Does Not Make a Good Book
University started again this week and university means homework, which is basically my way of saying that I'm drowning in it. Honestly, if you want free time, don't study math (but math is awesome, so maybe you still should 😉 ). Anyway, the homework situation means that I don't have much time to blog, so … Continue reading My Bookish Pet Peeves
Something I've been thinking about a lot recently is how getting older has changed the way I read. Maybe it's the sheer abundance of books I've read by now, the critical reading skills I'm constantly required to use at university, writing a lot myself, being older in general, or a combination of all of those. … Continue reading Growing Up as a Reader