I have my favourite books, and they’re generally classics which feature strong yet lovable women and heart-warming yet hard-earned romance. Northanger Abbey (Jane Austen), Jane Eyre (Charlotte Bronte), North and South (Elizabeth Gaskell), for instance. Other favourites include The Secret Garden (Frances Hodgson Burnett), The Help (Kathryn Stockett), and Call the Midwife (Jennifer Worth). While… Continue reading Reading Widely
Being a young adult is not what I thought it would be. When I was younger, I imagined how life would be when I was older, but I never gave thought as to how I would get there. But now I am a young adult, and thinking back on the last year, it feels strange.… Continue reading On Being an Adult (part 2)
October looks great regarding my reading, but in truth half of these are children’s books. Still, it’s said that being a great writer is helped by reading widely. The children’s books are for my university course starting in a couple weeks, and as I’ve been reading classics (never again, Wuthering Heights) it was a nice… Continue reading October 2019 Reading
You know what’s nearly here? NaNoWriMo 2019! (If you aren’t sure what that is, you can look at this post where I explain it.) I cannot tell you how excited I am. Last year I didn’t reach 50,000 words. I was going strong, and then halfway through the month I went to Sydney and things… Continue reading Less Than a Month / NaNoWriMo 2019
Without much thought, my answer would be yes. You hear it everywhere – or, I do – that people want to consume bite-sized media. This comes in the form of Instagram and YouTube; it’s easy to consume and it's how people market themselves these days. It’s more common for someone to pitch their ~aesthetic~ Instagram… Continue reading Is Blogging a Dying Art?
I only finished one book in September, but I've reached my goal of 80 books this year (even though my not-so-secret secret goal is 100) so I'm not complaining. Next trimester I have to read a bunch of children’s books, which I’m really looking forward to. It’ll be interesting to study what makes one a… Continue reading September 2019 Reading
Here is a poem I just wrote for this Creative Friday! A delicate heart and bright cheeks. Eyes searching with care and Mouth frowning in that almost pretty way. The rain was loud and familiar. Sharp and severe on her skin and Keeping all the things she didn’t want to say. Sarah xx