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About Sky

I'm a: 20-something, fantasy writer, deep thought thinker, sometime knitter, bookstore browser, amateur cook, journaler, cat owner, cheap wine connoisseur, ancient and medieval history lover, occasional philosopher, avid reader, museum wanderer.

Thinkin’ About: NaNoWriMo ’17.

It’s that time again. (Or, almost that time again?) It’s that time of year when thousands of writers all around the globe start thinking about putting as many words down as they can during the month of November as part … Continue reading

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Review: The Forgotten Beasts of Eld by Patricia A. McKillip

I’ve written about how much I love Patricia A. McKillip’s writing on this blog before and that sentiment only grows stronger with every book of hers I read. The Forgotten Beasts of Eld was originally published in 1974, and though … Continue reading

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Thinkin’ About: Rekindling A Love Affair With Paper Books

For the past few weeks, I have been trying to rekindle my love affair with books. Not books, as in “things that we read,” but as in, “the actual physical paper artifact.” And I say trying because I’m not sure … Continue reading

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Review: An Alchemy of Masques and Mirrors by Curtis Craddock

I’m not sure how this book popped up on my radar, but when I saw it on NetGalley the cover at least was familiar. And obviously, if the cover was familiar, it was because someone whose opinion I trust had … Continue reading

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Review: Miranda and Caliban by Jacqueline Carey

I haven’t read everything Jacqueline Carey has ever written, but I’ve read a decent chunk of it. And I’ve always liked it. Kushiel’s Legacy is one of my favorite series, one that I reread every couple of years. The Agent … Continue reading

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Book Stats: 2016 Retrospective

2016 was a pretty decent year for me in terms of reading. I read a fair amount of books, and that makes me happy. Maybe I didn’t read as many as I would have liked, but I did average a … Continue reading

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Best Books I Read in 2016

We’re once again coming up on the end of the year. Everybody seems to be happy to say goodbye to 2016, but there were some nice things about this past year too. My personal highlights include moving to a new … Continue reading

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Review: The Bear and the Nightingale by Katherine Arden

I don’t really know why I’m surprised, but NetGalley is learning my tastes. I wouldn’t be surprised if somewhere in the back end of that site, there was a note in my profile that said, “Loves fairy tales!” Or maybe … Continue reading

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Thinkin’ About: NaNoWriMo (again).

Well, it’s about to be November again, which means it’s about to be National Novel Writing Month again as well. As always, I’ll be joining in the fun. I have two projects that I’m excited about, and I’ll work on … Continue reading

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Thinkin’ About: Bullet Journals

Bullet journaling is supposed to be good for people who are anxious. This article claims that is has a soothing effect on those of us whose brains are constantly running like a hundred hamsters in a hundred wheels. And there’s … Continue reading

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