Reading/Writing Update!

Sorry this is going up a bit later than usual, it was just hard to find some time to quickly type this up!

I was intending to read Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone by JK Rowling (as I am already halfway through it), but I had a sudden change in heart and picked up Eliza and Her Monsters by Francesca Zappia instead. This was a re read and I think it was either on my December or January TBR, but it was also just a book I personally needed to read again. The main character, Eliza, deals with anxiety in this book, specifically social anxiety, and that is something that has been rapidly re-entering my life again. It was something I just needed to read and it definitely made me feel a lot better seeing that represented in YA. Since that book only took me about two days to read, I have started two other books that I am really excited about. The first is #GIRLBOSS by Sophia Amoruso which I am halfway through and already love it. It is about Sophia’s journey to kick starting her vintage clothing company, Nasty Gal, and how us #GIRLBOSSES can do it too. The other book I am currently reading is When Dimple Met Rishi by Sandyha Menon and I absolutely adore it! Despite only being 50 or so pages in, I already know that once I let myself just sit down and read it, I won’t want to stop. Hopefully I will be able to finish #GIRLBOSS by the end of today, thus it being my last book  of the year, but I really doubt I will be able to finish When Dimple Met Rishi…which is okay because it will be my first read of the new year then! I don’t think I have announced what my 2018 reading is, but it is 75 books and fingers crossed that I can get remotely near that number this coming year. 2017 was not a great reading year at all but if I start 2018 off right, I know it will be successful!

As for writing, I have been planning a story idea I have been working on for about a year. The overall, core idea is roughly the same, but I have been changing plot points, characters, etc over the past year, just trying to get the story right. I think I have gotten it almost right now, and hopefully I can start righting it when February comes around! I don’t want to rush it though, because I have always rushed myself to finish an outline and that has never turned out well.

That is all for my reading/writing update and I hope you guys enjoyed! I hope you have a wonderful rest of 2017, or if it is already 2018 for you then happy new year 🙂

Reading/Writing Update!

I flew through City of Bones by Cassandra Clare, which by the way, was an incredibly fun and entertaining re read, but sadly I am on vacation and forgot to bring another book so…yeah I am starting July bookless. I do want to buy When Dimple Met Rishi by Sandhya Menon, so maybe I will do that tomorrow so I will have something to read! If not, when I get back I plan on reading The Moon and More by Sarah Dessen. I am excited to read a fun, summery contemporary since summer is officially in full swing, and I just know I am going to love it.

As for writing, I have been doing very well and have written 12,000 words for a story I am calling “Project Night”. That is until I figure out an actual title for it. Camp NaNoWriMo also officially begins tomorrow, and my goal is finish another 40,000 words by the end of the month. I am really excited at how deep I am getting into my story, but I am also excited to finish it! 12,000 words down and only 88,000 to go!

That is all for my reading/writing update and I hope you enjoyed! Don’t forget to check out my last blog post: Websites for Writers!