The Great NaNo To-Do List

So it's just over a month now until NaNoWriMo. Eep. I wrote a little about it previous, and since then have made some decisions. Yes, I am going to do NaNo. Yes, I have decided what I am going to write. And yes, I am terrified.

Of course, with the decision to do NaNoWriMo comes at least a little bit of planning. I'm not talking about coming up with a great big outline, but getting a few little things done now so I don't have to worry during the month of November. So behold: The Great NaNo To-Do List (2016 edition)!

Tales from the To-Read Tower #1

So, like any good bookworm, I have a to-real pile. Although when I look at it properly - and especially if I were to add in the ebook library - it would be more like a tower. There are a lot of memes out there dedicated to showing off unread books, but if I were to give one book a week some focus it would take forever. And I suspect I am not the only one in this position.

Manga Review: Midnight Secretary

Anyone who knows me knows I am up for checking out any book that has to do with vampires. It's just one of my things, you know? Some people like their billionaires, others their cowboys, and others still Highlanders or Vikings. Me, it's vampires. So of course I was going to read a romance manga with vampires in it.

The (Not So) Dreaded DNF

Many years ago, in the earlier days of my book blogging career, I was of the belief that it was my duty to finish every book that came my way for review. (I wasn't one of those bloggers receiving multiple books a week, which made the idea seem quite feasible.) It was a holdover from my regular reading habits, where I managed to finish everything - mainly because I was pretty good at picking out books that I would, at the very least, quite like.

A Land Far Far Away

I’ve wanted to go to Disneyland for as long as I’ve been aware of such a thing existing, and the same is true for Walt Disney World too. Being in America only seemed to add to the magic: they were literally in a land far far away. So I contented myself in watching the movies, singing along to the songs, and imagining what it would be like when I one day got to go to the magical kingdom.