Friday, December 16, 2016

Cool Stuff

1.) Finals are over.



2.) A blog post I wrote, “6 Amazing Antiheroines” is up at The Fangirl Initiative. TFI is a site full of articles about tons of different fandoms, and I’m so happy that I got a chance to contribute. You can find out more about TFI here and read my post here.

3.) This cover for Wide Sargasso Sea:




I’m a little more than halfway through and the language is just as gorgeous. The story ain’t bad, either, even though it promises to be depressing.

4.) I discovered this podcast thanks to Tess. Lore is a cool mashup of history, folklore, and true crime. My favorite episodes so far have been “All the Lovely Ladies” and “On the Farm”.

I promise I’ll put together an actual post before the end of winter break. Maybe. For now I’m enjoying not feeling guilty about not doing homework and looking forward to Christmas.

19 comments:

  1. SO MUCH YES - FINALS ARE OVER. I feel like I have a life again! WE DID IT!!! <3 So excited to get caught back up on here! (ps that cover is gorg)

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    1. I know what you mean! Finally I have a little time to do things for myself, except that I feel too tired to do much of anything, except maybe read. Oh well.
      I love, love, love that cover, and it's actually a pretty good representation of the story--very lush and melancholy.

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  2. I am glad that you are enjoying your time not doing homework! I love posts like this, short and sweet! I need to start listening to podcasts!

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    1. Aww, thank you! And you should give Lore a try. It's great, especially if you like creepy stuff.

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    2. Creepy during Christmas sounds like a win win to me!

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  3. I'll have to listen to Lore! AND LUCKY, FINALS DON'T HAPPEN FOR ME UNTIL NEXT WEEK. *le sigh*

    Ellie | On the Other Side of Reality

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    1. Good luck! For me at least, the time leading up to finals is almost always worse and more anxiety-inducing than the finals themselves. I hope you do well!

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  4. Yay for finishing finals! *fist pump* That is the best feeling ever: FREEDOM! And congrats on your blog post! That's so awesome. Imma go check it out :-) :D

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  5. Congrats on getting to write for TFI! I didn't know any of the characters so I didn't comment *coughs awkwardly* but still, nice work!

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  6. Thanks! I had a lot of fun writing it. Also, if you ever get a chance, I think you might really enjoy Scrubs. :)

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  7. OOOH THAT BOOK COVER IS SUPER PRETTY <3

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  8. There is nothing better than final exams being over! I hope that you had the best Christmas and a very Happy New Year.
    Ranyel x
    www.nocaremoreflare.tumblr.com

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    1. Thanks! I hope that you had a wonderful Christmas too. Here's to a happy and productive New Year.

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  9. So glad you're loving Lore! Thanks for the shout out :) My favorite episode of the podcast is "Black Stockings"...one of the earlier ones.

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    1. I was obsessed with changelings when I was younger, so I really liked Black Stockings. I'd heard about Bridget Clearly before, but never figured out the full story. It's so horrifying, sad, and just plain eerie. Perfect for a Lore episode, I guess. :)

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  10. Whaaat...that's awesome that you started writing for The Fangirl Initiative! I actually know one of the writers from there, Jaime, irl.
    Oh, and that cover art is super pretty!

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    1. Really? That's so cool!
      I just adore the cover art--it's so atmospheric, and fits the mood of the story perfectly.

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