• Books,  Fun

    Random Life: Bookish Chat

    Hi! Welcome. I’m going to be a little random today. ^_^ I’m still working on getting some miscellaneous things organized, but my office is almost done, what I’m calling the art room is almost done, and I have a pile of random stuff in the kitchen and one more picture to hang, that I need a frame for, and then I’ll be done! I cannot wait. I’m used to having clutter on my dining table, so it isn’t really bothering me, but I still want to clear it off. For some reason I really want September to be over. I just feel like it’s lasting forever. Am I the only…

  • Books,  Facts of Life,  Indie Author Life,  Writing World

    Some Thoughts On Book Reviews

    I was watching a BookTuber do reviews one day and was struck by something I’ve never thought of before. This came after February’s IWSG (insecure writer’s support group) question that asked: “How has being a writer changed your experience as a reader?” I admit I couldn’t relate to the question. Sure, my reading went through a slump a couple of years ago when my writing did. And sure, writing has gotten me back to reading, and reading has gotten me back to writing many times. But I’ve always been a writer. And a reader. When I was listening to this BookTuber rate a book she liked “2.75” stars (no joke) –…