Fave books: The Book of Lies Trilogy (Agota Kristof),
Song of Achilles (Madeline Miller)
Wayward Children Series (Seanan McGuire)
I run #YAMGBookClub which I hope to resurrect this year if there's interest.
Storygraph is in the profile, I'm also on #BookWyrm if you happen to be!
Blog - @lapis
Young Adult Middle Grade Bookclub March Nominations
Put your #YAMGBookClub nominations here, if you want to do any themes, state so.
Love, Hate & Other Filters - Samira Ahmed
Tangerine - Edward Bloor
To Kill a Kingdom - Alexandra Christo
The Bone Witch - Rin Chupeco
Labyrinth Lost - Zoraida Córdova
P.S. Longer Letter Later - Paula Danziger; Ann M. Martin
Star-Crossed - Barbara Dee*
Otherbound - Corinne Duyvis
If I Ever Get Out of Here - Eric Gansworth (Indigenous)
George - Alex Gino*
None of the Above - I. W. Gregorio (Intersex)
Spare and Found Parts - Sarah Maria Griffin (Halloween-y)
".Yukio Mishima, probably the best-known Japanese writer in the outside world,"
I uh..... I don't say this lightly, Wikipedia, but I would say Haruki Murakami is more well-known than Mishima regarding writing. (I'm not saying it's right)
I think most people would only recognize Mishima from the coup attempt...
Capricorn, a black nonbinary person needs 1060€ to avoid being homeless + 5000€ to pay insurance! Please read their gofundme text, donate as much as you can and share with everybody!
*german text in the gofundme*
their paypal: https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/Tynxle
Writing World Problems
I've been keeping it quiet on this account but I'm due to have a short story published later this month.
But it's made me realize how broad the definition of writing is.
You put down a goal in #Daylio for a writing streak, and start counting things you didn't intend to count, because AFAIK you can't count two things as one goal.
So does editing count as writing?
Does Checking the web proof count as writing?
I have 30 days of a "writing" streak, supposedly.
Friend of mine is selling a bunch of his gaming stuff to cover medical bills of another friend who has liver cancer due to radiation exposure. Details at link. https://www.ebay.com/sch/gothstuff777/m.html?_nkw=&_armrs=1&_ipg=&_from=
Non-book or TV or podcast talk
I got back to trying to untangle that yarn "pile" I had (don't ask because I don't know). It's... surprisingly relaxing. You'd think "oh god I gotta make a ball and it's all tangled and a MESS" but no, you just take your time, and I suspect it gets easier the more of it you have untangled. Untangle yarn today!
abuse meta, "positive" effects
Reminder that people who mistreated you get no credit for any skills or positive traits you developed in response to mistreatment; that was your own resilience and ingenuity in response to a bad situation, not something they did for you. The line that bullying and abuse build character or make you a better or more capable person remains a giant, harmful lie.
#AmReading Valor: Swords anthology.
It was my gift to myself for doing well in piano discipline. Then USPS lost the first copy but Hiveworks mailed me another!
I didn't know Jughead was plagiarizing / ripping off a novel. This is all the more reason he should not submit this to University of Iowa
Okay. I know it's a story, but it's EXTREMELY FUCKED UP to use Reggie's trauma as a vehicle for your story. You already had a fight with Betty about this earlier this season.
you had a fantasy about WATER BOARDING HIM. punching him a few times isn't really any worse, you guys.
Okay, Jughead, sweetie? When you write a story about KILLING YOUR HIGH SCHOOL PRINCIPAL it gets you a trip to the counselor's at best (what happened to her anyway?). IT IS NOT GOING TO GET YOU INTO A BFA PROGRAM.
Okay Reggie has a much better plan. I'm sure Honey could get you back for this though
I know Mr Honey sucks but "maple-boarding" him sounds really fucked up.
You are literally torturing him. He's a dick (and a pervert) but I have yet to find evidence he should die
It can and it works GREAT and no one can stop me I am going to research ALL the things!
I was wrong I bought it in 2012.
I hope this version can properly pin webpages
whatever, I'll spend all my Biden Bucks on that (this is a joke, I am saving most of the money on necessities)
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