So I didn’t participate in the Winterkatze’s „Herbstlesen“-event yesterday because I thought I’d be too busy, only to spend the whole afternoon not doing much of anything. I’ll try again today, and hope that I will manage to get a thing or two done as well as a book or two read.
I am currently in the middle of reading Chloe Adler’s „A Witch’s Mortal Desire“*, Sarina Bowen’s „Bountiful“, Estelle Ryan’s „The Braque Connection“*, and Amanda M.Lee’s „Witching on a Star“*, and Shawn Coyne’s „The Story Grid“*. Among other things. The one I really should read is the Story Grid so I can better prepare for novel writing next month but I’ll probably stick with Chloe Adler first because there are only fifty more pages to read in that one.
I am currently at the „maybe things aren’t all that bad after all“-point in the story which means there will be something really bad happening soon. I have to say that that is often the point in a book where I tend to wander off but then I also find that I tend to stop watching TV series at the „all is lost“-point because I lose interest. Comes with being someone who thinks about story in a craft way in addition to being a reader, I guess.
There’s quite a bit more sex in my novels these days than I’m used to. The whole romance genre is something I used to shy away from but then I was pointed to ones that are really good, and so I find myself getting interested. Not something I want to read all the time but it does help taking my mind off things. Sarina Bowen’s books in particular are making me stay up way too long because I don’t want to stop reading which is both a good and a bad thing.
As usual I will post updates here during the day. Happy reading!
Update 3.20 pm:
Had a delicious lunch of rice with veggies and dal, and then I sat and worked on the crochet blanket some more, and finished reading „A Witch’s Mortal Desire“. I really enjoyed it, and started reading the next in the series „A Witch’s Dark Craving“* right away.
I have signed up for Kindle Unlimited again because I thought with all those Amanda M. Lee books that I want to read but don’t feel the need to own (as much as one can own an ebook) it would be worth it for a month or two. And then I found that the first 30 days are free. Which I find rather swell especially since I did try it once before for free.
But now I need to tear myself away from sexy witches battling evil demons or something, and do something else for a bit.
I hope you still enjoy your day of reading, I will update again later.
Update 8 pm:
Here’s a picture of my cozy after-lunch spot that I forgot to post earlier:
And then I spent a few hours in this spot:
Recording a couple of songs as a birthday present. Of course I did it at the last minute, and my voice was shot right after track 2 of the first song. I still managed to record them all, and not lose my good mood.
Even though the recording software decided to crash four times. Fortunately most of the recordings are still there and I’m making a backup as I type this.
Now I’ll have a late dinner and sit and read some more, I think I’ve earned it. I guess I won’t read „The Story Grid“ today after all…
It was fun reading with you guys again, and I’m already looking forward to a repeat performance next weekend.
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