#DAReadathon // TBR

#DAReadathon // TBR

Read at Midnight is hosting a readathon focusing on diversity and on voices books, which we should strive to bring to the foreground in 2017 and I hope with much anticipation to join it.

You can read more details on her blog.

It starts tomorrow!

On the 1st of January 2017 and continues until Sunday the 15th of January midnight. You can sign up on over at Read at Midnight.

If you’re participating don’t forget to use the hashtagΒ #DAReadathon

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what i’m writing for nanowrimo // beautiful books

what i’m writing for nanowrimo // beautiful books

I am linking up with Cait and Sky’s Beautiful Books link – up to bring to you a basic introduction of the novel I have cooking for Nanowrimo 2016.

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You can read all about Nanowrimo on their website, here and all about Beautiful Books here. If you’d like to ‘friend’ me go here and please do!! Writing is such a solitary job I need all the hugs, foodΒ and encouragement I can get!

what’s cooking?

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what are you? // top 10 tuesday

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Do you still write?

Why yes, yes I do. Do you still breathe?

Stories.

I’ve been writing them since I was 10 years old, after reading as obsessively and continuously as I did, it seemed like the logical next step.

Because that’s how it usually happens, no?

You read and you read until that insatiable hunger leads you to try and put your own words down there in the quagmire of multitudes.

Perhaps, untold stories exist within us all, but only a seasoned reader knows how to pry them out from under her skin and set them loose in the wild.

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BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE #18 // CHILDHOOD EDITION

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Once again I’m joining Cait @ Paperfury and Sky @ Further Up and Further In for their wonderful link up Beautiful People <- If you click there, you can read more and also link using the snazzy little button they’ve provided.

WHO WILL YOU BE TALKING ABOUT, DASHIE?

Malik?

How about Malik? For the last two link ups, I wrote about the other two of my three main characters; Ruka and Nadim, so it’s only right the poor Prince gets his turn in the limelight.

Quick background blurb: Malik ibn Mashood is the Crown Prince of Silahn and the titular Sleeping Prince. He’s your gender-bent damsel-in-distress if you will, but if you’re expecting him to stay in a coma the whole book and get paid, you are dead wrong.

Onward…

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#writerslife // tag

So once again, I was tagged by no one, but I saw this tag on The Quiet People and felt a dying urge to do it.

I dunno if the people I tag are writers, but you don’t have to be working on a bran spanking 19 books in a series and another 345 after the end shorties to be one. If you look at it this way, all readers are writers. It’s inevitable.

Mish @ Chasing Faerytales

Nuz @ Word Contessa

Zena @ Cinderzenablogs

Ranu @ Araliya Bookshelf

Lady Gabbsterville πŸ˜‰ @ So We Read This Book

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Beautiful People 17 ~ May 2016

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Once again I am linking up with this wonderful writing aid known as Beautiful People for Writers together with Cait and Sky. Thanks for this you guys, every time I get to know my characters a little better!

The gist

It’s aimed at writers so they can answer the questionsΒ about their characters and their books. It’s designed to help you get to know your book better! (And also giveΒ your followersΒ a sneak peek of your works-in-progresses.) for more information, go to Cait’s blog Paperfury.

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The 10 Book Tag Challenge

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Up until recently I was wary of doing tags because I was under the impression someone was supposed to tag you in order for you to be eligible. But I was going through Brin’s blogΒ and I saw that it doesn’t really matter so, here is my attempt.

RULES

β€œList 10 books that have stayed with you in some way. Do not take more than a few minutes and do not think too hard. They do not have to be the β€œright” books or great works of literature, just ones that have affected you in some way. Paste these instructions and tag 10 friends, including me, so I can see your list.”

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