If by any chance you do not have me on any social media you might not have seen me flail in general in the whole of August so far. An exhausted flail but flail nontheless. So at the middle of July I caught an announcement on Jonathan Stroud’s facebook page. He was coming to Castlefest.… Continue reading Meeting Jonathan Stroud // Castlefest 2019
Back in April I looked back on what my preferred point of view was, after rereading an old post I wrote about it. A few people commented on the use of present tense in books and how they disliked it. It was something I had seen mentioned before. This got me thinking on present tense.… Continue reading Present Tense in Books / The Up and the Down
Some genres you just kind of roll into. Fantasy was that for me. Other genres scare you. And other genres same very appealing but you just don’t know where to start. I’ve heard this a lot with people that like Young Adult Fantasy but aren’t sure where to start with Adult Fantasy. So since I… Continue reading Great Starts to Adult Fantasy If You Are New to the Genre // #wyrdandwonder
Would you look at that. 2015 Was the year that A Dance with Books got created. A lot of things have changed, mostly me, but the butterfly has never gone away. I quite like that. To celebrate I thought it would be great to do the Blog Glo-Up Tag that I was tagged for by… Continue reading Four Years A Dance With Books – Four Years of Stats and Glowing up the Blog
One of the things that I threw onto my fantasy bingo card for my reading challenge was grimdark. The reason for that was that I didn’t quite hear a lot about this subgenre before last year I think, even though I am a big fantasy reader. So it was about time that I dived into… Continue reading Going Over to the Gritty Dark Side / Grimdark // #WyrdandWonder
You’d think with my love for Discworld that I happily share overall, I would scramble to read all the books right away. But I don’t. Why is that? (AKA I just wanted to talk about Discworld/Pratchett a little). Linking this up with the month long fun Wyrd and Wonder fantasy event. What is Discworld? So… Continue reading Why I Am Taking My Slow Time Reading Discworld // #wyrdandwonder
Way, way, way when I first started this blog back in 2015 I wrote a blog about point of views in books. Here in I talked about what kind of point of views there were and what I preferred. It was interesting to read back a blog post that I wrote almost 4 years ago. … Continue reading Is Limited Third Person Point of View Still My Favorite?