My goodness, we are so close to the end of 2018 and it seems to have gone by very quickly! How has that happened? Christmas is coming up and I am planning to publish a post almost every day in December.
Overall, November was a fantastic month. It was my best and most productive month so far as a blogger, so I would like to begin by saying thank you to everyone in this wonderful community. I have felt flattered by the fact that some of my posts have been shared on social media, and the amount of interaction I have had has been priceless.
As for reading, I managed to finish four books during November, one of which was a memorable buddy read with my friend Gem. Together, we read How To Be Brave by Louise Beech, and it was an immensely powerful read that had a great effect on both of us.
Here are all of the books I read during November:
Also during November, I posted a discussion about the process of reading and reviewing books, that gained some very interesting responses. Then, I wrote a poem called ‘A Literary Ride‘, for which I was given lots of really lovely feedback.
All the same, it is becoming a bigger challenge to balance my blog with working full time, so I plan to take a look at how I should do things and what to prioritise going forward. I love writing blog posts, but I need to work out the best way to keep going and ensure I stay motivated.
Anyway, my writing during November went well, even if it was slow progress. I reached the end of my WIP, which reached a total of just over 67,000 words, and have begun editing. It is a great moment when you get to write ‘The End’!
To finish, I would like to share a couple of posts from the blogging community, that I enjoyed reading last month:
Why I Started Reading, a very personal and relatable post by Zenobia, who has recently started her blog.
5 Myths About Writing Fiction, an interesting list put together by NS Ford.
That is everything! Thank you for reading, and I hope you have an excellent December!