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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: 2018, A Year of Rereads

I have recently found myself looking at my bookshelves and thinking longingly to myself, “I wish I could read some of those books again.” Which is silly. Of course I can read those books again! What’s stopping me?? The only … Continue reading

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Best Books I Read in 2017

How is this year almost over? Wasn’t it April yesterday? This year has positively flown by. 2017 has been… well, let’s say “hit or miss” for a lot of people. But, just like last year, this year was pretty good … Continue reading

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Review: The Girl in the Tower by Katherine Arden

After I reviewed the first book, Katherine Arden’s publisher reached out and asked if I wanted to review this one as well. Of course I jumped at the chance! The Bear and the Nightingale was one of my favorite books … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo 2017: Week 4 Progress + Wrap Up

The end of November is always hard to get through. There’s Thanksgiving, and some time off work, and all I really want to do is curl up on the couch with my cats and my husband, and not have to … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo 2017: Week 3 Progress

This week was a little crazy, and I missed my Wednesday update. So I’m catching up now, and let’s just pretend I adjusted it on purpose because the last week of November is always slightly too long for an update … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo 2017: Week 2 Progress

This whole year has flown by, so it’s not exactly surprising that November is doing the same thing. At the same time, I find myself looking around and wondering where the time is going. How can we be halfway through … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo 2017: Week 1 Progress

Well, here we are, a whole week into NaNoWriMo. And here’s how my week went. I started out strong. I set a personal goal of 2,000 words per day, with a 1,700 minimum, so I would always be over the … Continue reading

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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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