WWW Wednesday – March 9, 2022

This is my first post joining the WWW Wednesday, hosted by Sam at Taking on a World of Words. WWW Wednesday is simple: just answer these three questions:

  • What are you currently reading?
  • What did you recently finish reading?
  • What do you think you’ll read next?
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When the Book Community Becomes A Battleground

Anyone who spends a good amount of time in the bookish communities on multiple platforms has probably seen the various dramas or conflicts that have risen to public notice recently. While not invalidating or making light of some of the controversies, there are some very simple ways to avoid said conflict, for both readers and writers.

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Friday Face-Off – Made for Each Other

This is my first time participating in the Friday Face-Off book tag started by Books By Proxy, with the most recent upcoming Friday Face-Off list at Lynn’s Books. This week’s theme is “Made for Each Other”, with the caveat to interpret that however you please. I chose to look at different covers of one of my favorite books, Crocodile on the Sandbank.

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Writers and Lovers by Lily King

I saw Writers and Lovers on Goodreads first, but it was Anne Bogel, host of the fantastic (and TBR list filling) podcast What Should I Read Next, that convinced me to actually sit down and read this book. Why did it take so long from the time I put it on my Goodreads TBR list to when I actually picked it up? It came out almost two years ago, and I had my eye on it from the beginning. But it was the way Anne talked about the story that made me finally sit down and read it.

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When Your Plans Go Awry

I was last on here caroling my new beginnings in my reading life and with making goals and plans. What should be surprising to absolutely no one, is that my well-meant intentions faced against some harsh realities – time, my propensity to procrastinate, and my unerring tendency to embody “out of sight, out of mind”.

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Choosing Your Writing Instruments

One of the things I love about writing and books are all of the cool little knick-knacks created around these two things. From cute bookmarks to mini Bluetooth keyboards, the choices can be endless.

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Canoodling in the Wreckage

Background Photo by Jonathan Borba on Unsplash

Florence slowed Israfel to a walk as they approached Molly, who grazed sedately by the ruins of the plane. Though Israfel was named after a warring angel, it was Molly who had the personality of a terrifying eldritch creature with divine powers. Hence, her presence outside of her paddock and clear across Florence’s father’s land. Molly did not think fences suited her.

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What is a Good Rhythm?

Not only is the word rhythm hard to spell (every single time, I forget the damn ‘h’) but it’s also hard to find when you’re starting something new, or continuing something after a break.

It’s hard for some people to find when they’re dancing. It’s hard for some people to find when they’re in a new relationship.

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When Your Writing Space is Not Ideal

At the moment, not only do I not have an ideal writing spot, there’s not even a ‘spot’ that I could reasonably call my own. I am currently living in someone else’s house, trying to fit myself into what little space they will give me.

This is a hard thing to admit for anyone, but I think there are a lot more people in my situation than anyone allows to be showed to others or even online. People relying on other people to shelter them while their going through a transition or a hard time.

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