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A Shout in the Void

Hello readers, clickers, followers, whatever you may be. I know I haven’t been around this blog much, but every attempt I make to revive it seems to just…dissolve into nothing. Back when I was at my “peak” blogging, I was spending 2-3 hours a day on my blog because it was COVID lockdown and I […]

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How to Keep Blogging When the World Sucks (spoiler alert: you don’t)

If you’ve been following me long enough, you probably know that I’ve taken multiple long lapses from blogging due to Real Life problems. Most of those problems are related to the ever spiraling disaster that is the United States, and its effects on my life and the lives of my loved ones. When I started […]

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Why are you a blogger?

No genuinely. I’m fairly certain that at least 90% of the people who open or read these posts are bloggers too. Why? What got you into blogging? What keeps you? What do you like to write about, and why? Genuinely: let me know, please!

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Whoops… Guess I didn’t post for two months?

Did ya miss me? Well apologies in advance, but I have absolutely no idea what I’m doing with this any longer. I’m barely reading books these days and when I do I really don’t feel the need to sit down and write a review the way I used to. I still have drafts I started […]

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Discussion: We need more bad girl heroines.

I said what I said. But really: Why I’m over “good girls” There’s this constant need to heroines, it seems, who are so pure and selfless that they will always neglect their own needs and desires for the sake of their loved ones. This is done in a way that sometimes harms the heroine, and […]

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Friday Round Up: Posts I’ve Enjoyed

Note: I’ve decided to start doing these posts once a week on Fridays to coincide with Follow Fridays on Twitter! These posts may not necessarily have been written/published this week. Blog Posts Discussion – The Beauty Of Acknowledgements, Author’s Notes, And Associated Paratext on Stephen Writes Amazing Female Authors in Fantasy and Science Fiction on Witty and […]

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May 2021 Wrap Up

Life Update May has been a real doozy of a month y’all. I’ve mentioned many a time before that my job has always sucked due largely to poor management. Things really fell apart this month, and I ended up quitting in the middle of one of my shifts after being emotionally manipulated. We’re moving out […]

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Saturday Morning Wrap Up: 5/22

Yes! I am finally bringing back the wrap ups! Not sure I’ll bring back my weekly schedules, as not planning my posts in advance has been working for me this go around. But I like wrapping things up after a good week! What am I reading? Black Flags, Blue Waters: The Epic History of America’s […]

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It’s release day for World Serpent Arcanist!

This is a pretty atypical post for me, but I’m excited, so who cares! Today is the release day for Shami Stovall’s fifth installment in the Frith Chronicles, called World Serpent Arcanist. You can find the Amazon listing here! For the record, I am not being paid to promote this book, author, or series, I’m […]

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Discussion: Why I’m Over Predatory Romance Tropes in 2020

Hello fellow readers, today’s topic will involve predatory romance tropes so please note this content warning: tropes involving predatory and potentially abusive behavior and relationships, manipulation, allusions to abuse and assault. There is a place in romance history for predatory tropes. For many women, experiencing sexual attraction to others was and still is considered inappropriate […]