writing

the fears of a writer as a person of colour

I've tried to start this post several times already and almost given up, for I have no idea how to articulate all my feelings and my being affected by recent events, as a woman of colour trying to make it as a writer in the industry. This is not me trying to weigh in on the… Continue reading the fears of a writer as a person of colour

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bi-monthly wrap up

In Books and Other Things // Jul-Aug

WORDS I READ 2,922 The Golem & The Jinni by Helene Wecker [5/5]* The Iron King by Julie Kagawa [3/5] The City of Brass by S.A. Chakraborty [5/5] The Yellow on the Broom by Betsy Whyte [5/5]  Smoke in the Sun by Renee Ahdieh [2.5/5] To All the Boys I've Loved Before by Jenny Han [4.5/5] (reread) Spinning Silver by Naomi Novik [5/5]* Both The Golem & The Jinni and Spinning… Continue reading In Books and Other Things // Jul-Aug

bi-monthly wrap up

In Books and Other Things // May-Jun

I am terribly late, but I felt like it would be a good idea to catch up on my posts and go back to see how I've fared through the middle of the year. WORDS I READ 2,343 Starfish by Akemi Dawn Bowman [4/5] Lords & Ladies by Terry Pratchett [5/5]* LIFEL1K3 by Jay Kristoff [4.5/5] A Great & Terrible Beauty… Continue reading In Books and Other Things // May-Jun

blog post

An Ode to an Uprooted Tree

12th March, 2018. It was in the unprecedented and deadly monsoon of 2016 that one of our evergreens succumbed to the wind. Abraham, our former farm hand told us we'd be better off clearing it away, but we - my Mum, brother and I - refused to give up on it, raising it back up… Continue reading An Ode to an Uprooted Tree

bi-monthly wrap up

In Books and Other Things // Jan-Feb

WORDS I READ 2,752 The Cruel Prince by Holly Black [4.5/5] The Winner's Curse by Marie Rutkoski [2.5/5] Zenith by Sasha Alsberg & Lindsey Cummings [1/5] The Hazel Wood by Melissa Albert [4.5/5] Lips Touch by Laini Taylor (short stories) [4.5/5] The Smell of Other People's Houses by Bonnie Sue Hitchcock [5/5] England Under the White Witch by Theodora Goss (audio) [5/5] - REREAD The Name of the… Continue reading In Books and Other Things // Jan-Feb

book review

A Boy’s Journey into Legend

THE NAME OF THE WIND by Patrick Rothfuss You have to be a bit of a liar to tell a story the right way." - Patrick Rothfuss, The Name of the Wind How does one best quantify a lifetime? After putting down The Name of the Wind and taking a series of long, drawn-out breaths in a futile attempt… Continue reading A Boy’s Journey into Legend