As you guys know, I seek to support small businesses this Christmas. Last week I reviewed earrings from Erica Marie Clay Co and this week I have another handmade business that I'm excited to share with you! Jessica at Menel27 makes these beautiful, eco-friendly, soy candles. As soon as I saw these fun, nerdy, bookish … Continue reading Beautiful Fandom Candles from Menel27 (Etsy Shop Review) Blogmas day Seven
Are you looking for a gift that can be treasured for years? Here are some timeless books that would make wonderful Christmas gifts. There's something here for everyone! Anne of Green Gables - L.M. Montgomery Anne of Green Gables is the perfect book for any girl or woman in your life. The book follows Anne … Continue reading Books that make Great Christmas Gifts for Everyone! | Blogmas Day Two
I don't remember NaNoWriMo being so hard. How is your NaNo going so far? I'm a couple thousand words behind but it's nothing I can't catch up on. I now understand why everyone advises getting proper sleep during nano lol. I have been staying up way too late trying to get my word count in. … Continue reading NaNoWriMo Update #1 | 2021
Hello, hello, hello! I had covid this month so I didn't get to do many of the things I hoped to. I mostly just watched SpongBob... Let's take a look at some of the things that did happen this month. This month I finished Frankenstein which I started last month, and so far I haven't … Continue reading September 2021 Wrap-up
Do you want a Pinterest worthy reading nook, but don't have the space at home for walls of shelves and vintage sofas? A reading nook or book nook is a comfy place devoted to enjoying your favorite books. The reality is, not many of us actually have the space, so here are five different reading … Continue reading Cute and Cozy Reading Nooks (For your Small Space!)
I'm having a crisis. A mental break down or something. Nothing makes sense anymore. What is my book? What is a book? What is life? What am I doing here? I have no idea. I've re-read this project so many times, it doesn't make sense anymore. I feel like I'm in a time warp. My … Continue reading Book in Progress — Part Six: Time Warp
Hey there! Long time no read! I had my posting schedule for May all worked out, and then I decided the Adventures of a Nerd needed a makeover. Inside and out. So if you notice that a post or two is missing and a few things are rearranged, that would be why. I am also … Continue reading Book in Progress — Part Three: Clock’s ticking, dude.
Heidi ho, readers! Welcome to May's edition of the adventures of a Nerd book club! If you are new, let me explain how this works. Each month I recommend a book (usually a classic), a film adaption or related film, a Spotify playlist and now and then I have a bonus activity. This month's book … Continue reading Sarah’s Book Club — May 2021 | Little Women
Would you believe me if I told you I have heard writers say they enjoy writing in a white font? I know! I don't believe it either! I also heard someone say once that they believe writing in a font such as comic sans improves creativity. Well, I'm about to put those to the test. … Continue reading Can you improve your writing by switching fonts?
Expositions are a small part of the beginning of your story where you introduce your characters, explain the setting, and backstory, and all while doing this keep your readers interested. Most writers will tell you to avoid the exposition and prologue at all costs. But I'm here to tell you that there is no reason … Continue reading How to Write an Exposition that Captures Your Reader’s Attention