Linkspam: Home Sweet Home
The Inevitable NaNoWriMo Hangover
I had a lot of grand plans for December. Updating the blog twice a week, working on query letter drafts and novel drafts, keeping my apartment tidy for a change. Except everything changed. My partner and I bought a house. It’s been a lot of highs, and lows, and stress, and anxiety, and there have […]
I Don’t Even.
The problem with November* is that it’s dark. It gets dark early, it stays dark late, and it’s just a mess of gloominess in that too-brief between, all punctuated by a few vaguely sunshiney days and the first flurries of the year. For a writer in the northern hemisphere — particularly one who suffers from […]
In Which There is an Office & Probably Heatstroke
Holy crow, where the eff did 2013 go?! I know, it’s lame of me to pretend I didn’t notice the year going by. One moment, it was a scalding summer spent in my new apartment, the next it was … Why is it -20°C outside and still snowing?!
Linkspam: Moving Days Edition
I intended on writing this post much sooner than I am, but due to the excruciating heat and humidity plaguing Nova Scotia this week, it just hasn’t happened. It’s too hot and gross to think. Yesterday was one of the cooler days, 32°c but with the humidity closer to 40°c. Today is a touch cooler, […]
Road Trip Wednesday: Inspiration
Moving is hard. There’s a lot of putting your life into boxes, carting them elsewhere, and then unpacking them and trying to find new places to store them. Life has been hectic, and so my blogging isn’t quite as regular as I hoped it would be. I’m also posting this on entirely the wrong day. […]
Sunday Linkspam 001
Road Trip Wednesday is a ‘Blog Carnival,’ where YA Highway posts a weekly writing- or reading-related question. This week’s question: What are some non-writing blogs, Tumblrs, Twitters, Pinterests, Instagrams, etc., that you follow and get inspired by? I don’t follow any non-writing-related blogs, but everyone I follow on social media inspires me in some way […]
Writing Diary | In Which Ley Writes Books & Then Rambles About Them
Music | One of my favourite musical artists of all time, Poe, recently posted a few clips to YouTube and PTCH, revealing that new music could be in the works after eight years of silence. The following is short, but very haunting: Writing | Brain Pickings‘s post on The Daily Routines of Famous Writers is […]
Pin ALL The Things!
I wrote a book. Back in late summer 2012, my life went through some changes. My Diablo III buddy stopped playing, so suddenly all those hours spent dungeon-crawling (or chatting in tiny boxes while my character shifted from foot to foot on screen) ended. We had almost beat the game on Inferno mode too. What […]
Follow my blog with Bloglovin So, I do have plans on entirely reorganizing my blog and having regular scheduled posts, but I haven’t had a spare second to do so thanks to six days of work, one day off, and then right back into the working thing. But I’ll get there. I swear. Ley has […]