Ahhh…I’d love to go sit by a pond and read today. I’d also love to sit by that same pond and write a good bit. Alas! I must fit reading, writing, Maiedae work, and a bevy of household tasks into my day today. No ponds for me! Just some good ol’ fashioned hard work today, thank you! Since I’ve got QUITE a lot to do between now and when I lay my head to rest this evening, enjoy some Wednesday Wanderment!
Favorite Blog of the Week:
>> Kendra C. Highley: Monsters and Mayhem — Kendra is a delightful author and blogger with some really fun tips, tricks, and articles! Not only should you check out her books (click through the large sponsor spot to the right with her book!), but you should also check out her blog!
Favorite Posts of the Week:
>> 5 Pickles to Writer Yourself Into // Victoria Mixon
>> Interview with Rias (AKA Fleet Admiral Starcrest) // Lindsay Buroker
> 10 FREE Ebooks for Fantasy Fans // Unearthing Words
>> Got Zen? // Kendra C. Highley
2013 Reading Challenge Check-Up
>>13/36 Books (36%)– Awwww yeah.
>> Out of the Silent Planet by C.S. Lewis
>> Son of the Shadows by Juliet Marillier
>> Lirael by Garth Nix
>> Hogfather by Terry Pratchett
>> Walking with Bilbo by Sarah Arthur
>> The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle
>> The Silmarillion by J.R.R. Tolkien
>> Works of Love by Søren Kierkegaard
>> Perelandra by C.S. Lewis
>> That Hideous Strength by C.S. Lewis
>> Abhorsen by Garth Nix
>>The third novel in my Tales from Niflheim series!
>> The very first book in my Tales from Kirovna series! (more information coming soon)
>> Taking an editing break at the moment. Everyone needs those every now and then.
Favorite Memory from the Week
>> Having a great conversation with my husband. It’s be a *really* busy week, LOL.
>> My Very First Book Signing! — March 2nd from 2-4 PM!
>> The Nine Nights of Narnia Blogging Event! – Sign up now to prepare your posts for the April event!
Random Facts About My Writing and Reading Habits
>> I’ve slowly been upping my word count for the last couple years. I started out with 1200 being a good day’s work. Now I’m not satisfied unless I can get 4,000. I don’t always make it. Some days it’s between 2,000 and 4,000, but at least I’m still making great progress!
>> I have a hard time juggling several books at once and will usually start a few, focus on one and read it all the way through, THEN go back to another one.
>> I can’t really juggle two plots at once. I have to focus on one novel at a time, get it done, and then move onto another story.
Happy Wednesday, all!
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