Author: Ely

Thesis Talk #5: Just Keep Swimming

Posted January 11, 2018 by Ely in Update / 1 Comment
Thesis Talk #5: Just Keep Swimming

Hey, everyone! I’m back today with another thesis talk post on the request of the lovely, Dina. She mentioned she missed these posts, and I will write any post that people ask me for, so here you are Dina! So, what’s been happening in the land of the thesis? How’s it going? How am I […]

2017 End-of-Year Survey!

Posted December 31, 2017 by Ely in Wrap-Up / 4 Comments
2017 End-of-Year Survey!

Hello, everyone! It is I, Ely, here to do the 2017 End-of-Year Survey! As usual, it’s a big ‘un so let’s just start. Number Of Books You Read: 140 Number of Re-Reads: 17 Genre You Read The MostFrom: Poetry. 1. Best Book You Read In 2017? Alias Grace by Margaret Atwood. Okay, really I could […]

#BeatTheBacklist 2018 Sign-Up

Posted December 6, 2017 by Ely in TBR / 3 Comments
#BeatTheBacklist 2018 Sign-Up

I have some huge reading goals for 2018 when it comes to my TBR. If you’re interested in learning all about those, I made a video about it today that you can watch here. I wasn’t sure how I was going to get this done but then I saw a tweet about the #BeatTheBacklist challenge. […]

Q&A Call-Out: Diabetes Edition

Posted November 27, 2017 by Ely in Other / 3 Comments
Q&A Call-Out: Diabetes Edition

Hello, lovely people! Just a really quick post today. I’ve decided I’m going to a Q & A, focusing just on diabetes. So if you’d like to leave any questions you might have below (or tweet them to me @elysiumjayne) and I’ll answer them in a post. Please feel free to ask anything—the idea of […]

Things I Want To Work On In 2018

Posted November 26, 2017 by Ely in Other / 7 Comments
Things I Want To Work On In 2018

Hey, everyone! I know we’ve been super silent again, but I’m working on getting some content out for you lot for the rest of 2017. Today, I thought I’d talk about some things I want to work on in 2018. These are kind of like resolutions I guess, but also not…you’ll see what I mean! […]

Thesis Talk #4: Some Good News

Posted November 14, 2017 by Ely in Update / 1 Comment
Thesis Talk #4: Some Good News

Guys, I finally have some good news relating to my thesis! My first chapter is mostly done! I say ‘mostly’ because I’m waiting for clarification on something from my supervisor, but after that, it’s done! For now… Naturally, I still have lots of edits to do and that sort of thing, but the first draft […]

Books that disappointed me

Posted October 31, 2017 by Ely in Uncategorized / 1 Comment
Books that disappointed me

In celebration of Halloween today, I’m talking about a serious scary topic–books that disappointed me this year! I’ve picked out five and I’m going to tell you why it is that they didn’t quite live up to my expectations! We Come Apart by Sarah Crossan and Brian Conaghan I love the two books I’ve read […]

Goals For NaNoWriMo 2017 + Beyond

Posted October 29, 2017 by Ely in Writing / 7 Comments
Goals For NaNoWriMo 2017 + Beyond

Hey everyone! I know it’s been a few weeks again, but I know a lot of bloggers are also in huge slumps so I don’t feel completely alone in this. I just haven’t had anything worth blogging about lately! Today, however, I want to do a goals post. As most of you would be aware, […]

Thesis Talk #3: I Feel Good

Posted October 3, 2017 by Ely in Update / 3 Comments
Thesis Talk #3: I Feel Good

Well it’s been a little while since I did a thesis talk post. This is a super short update, but you’ll understand why as you read it. I’ve barely done anything since my last update. I lost all motivation for my thesis (and everything else) in the last week of May. At the time, I […]