I know this is kind of antithetical to the Goodreads Reading Challenge, but…perhaps slow down and try one book at a time?
I know, I know, Goodreads says you’re ten books behind on your challenge. It also says you’ve got to read three every week to finish it on time, or something like that. The pressure is on! But have you considered…reading one book at a time?
I know it sounds strange, but that’s how I approach my reading habits, and even if it doesn’t net you 200 titles in a year, it has its perks. Let me show you how it works in my world, and maybe you’ll start to see why it’s not such a bad idea after all!
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It’s not Valentine’s Day without some talk about love interests!
If you’re like me, you’ve probably been around the internet long enough to witness people have some very strong opinions about which characters should end up together. It’s always a contested subject, and when you talk about YA, the staple love triangle tends to figure in, among other things. So what makes a good love interest? What makes us care?
YMMV, but today, I’m spotlighting some features that make for interesting LIs. ❤️
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How I Use a Bullet Journal to Run My Blog
I haven’t talked about it at length before, but I have one super valuable tool for blogging: a bullet journal. It’s not terribly hard to find one for yourself and make it work for you, and it’s so easily customized given just a little bit of time, effort, and colorful embellishments (from crayon to fancy watercolor, up to you)!
And because I like using it so much, AND because we have a new year hovering just around the corner, today I’m going to lay out exactly how I make my bullet journal work on behalf of my blog!
(I’m also using this opportunity to introduce the mascot for Dragon’s Den Discussions, the lovely red bookwyrm above. He doesn’t have a name yet, but for the next day and a half, you can vote on Twitter to decide his fate!)
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