Pre-NaNoWriMo Goals

Posted September 7, 2015 by Ely in Writing / 10 Comments
Pre-NaNoWriMo Goals

It’s September which means NaNoWriMo is getting closer and closer. If you don’t know NaNoWriMo (or just NaNo) refers to National Novel Writing Month. Writer crazy people like me attempt to write 50,000 words of a novel during November. Like every year since 2011, I am participating in NaNoWriMo this year and I intend to […]

Blood Red Road by Moira Young

Posted September 5, 2015 by Ely in Reviews / 4 Comments
Blood Red Road by Moira Young

Title: Blood Red Road Series: Dust Lands #1 Author: Moira Young Genre: YA Dystopian Publisher: Marion Lloyd Release Date: June 2nd 2011 Format: Paperback Pages: 492 Source: Purchased In a lawless future land, where life is cheap and survival is hard, Saba has been brought up in isolated Silverlake. She never sees the dangers of […]

CRIME 101

Posted September 3, 2015 by Ely in Other / 5 Comments
CRIME 101

* This is the first ‘infographic’ I’ve ever made, so any opinions, suggestions or tips would be great appreciated. Likewise, I’ll take any suggestions for other 101 posts you might like to see.

Ten Characters You Just Didn’t Click With

Posted September 1, 2015 by Ely in Top Ten Tuesday / 14 Comments
Ten Characters You Just Didn’t Click With

  Tobias Eaton aka Four (Divergent) : Everyone and their dog had a crush on this guy but not me, not me. I honestly thought Tobias was boring and kind of really unnecessary considering how kick-ass Tris was. Also can we talk about what a little bitch he was in Alegiant? Juliette Ferrars (Shatter Me) […]

Ely’s August Wrap Up

Posted August 31, 2015 by Ely in Other / 6 Comments
Ely’s August Wrap Up

And there’s another month gone! As you’re about to see, August was an interesting month for me. WHAT I READ WHAT I WATCHED I went through a stage there where I didn’t watch anything, thankfully I’m out of that. I rewatched The Avengers, Mulan, Hercules and Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets this month. […]

Writing Snippet #1

Posted August 29, 2015 by Ely in Writing / 1 Comment
Writing Snippet #1

Today I thought I’d do something a little brave of me. I’m going to share a writing snippet. I’ve only ever shared one before, on the old blog, and everyone was really lovely about it. It’s still something that kind of terrifies me, but I’ve decided that I’m going to start doing monthly snippets. Today’s […]

Air Awakens by Elise Kova

Posted August 27, 2015 by Ely in Reviews / 8 Comments

Title: Air Awakens Series: Air Awakens #1 Author: Elise Kova Genre: Young Adult Fantasy Publisher: Silver Wing Press Release Date: August 27th 2015 Format: Paperback Pages: 377 Source: Author A library apprentice, a sorcerer prince, and an unbreakable magic bond… The Solaris Empire is one conquest away from uniting the continent, and the rare elemental […]