So you’ve probably figured out by now that I’m very new to this book blogging/review business. See lack of notable numbers of reviews.
I started the blog as a way to connect with other avid readers and to share my thoughts on the books that I’ve read that I can’t seem to stop obsessing over (Hunger Games Trilogy & Vampire Academy Series to name a few). It is also meant to be my outlet to share frustrations and triumphs along the road to (hopeful) publication but it’s fast becoming another writing project to me. Which is great for writing experience, but I keep getting distracted by all the other amazing blogs and reviews out there.
I was probably one of those kids that got distracted by flashing lights and pretty colours because I seem to lose my train of thought very easily. Being connected to the internet 24/7 doesn’t help either. The sheer volume of book review blogs our there are mind boggling, but in a way comforting. Reading is not a dying pastime as many would have us believe.
I digress though, this post is meant to be about my work in progress (see how easily I get side-tracked?). Am I the only one who has an ideal about what being a writer involves? Possibly sitting in a chic coffee house with a laptop open, typing away diligently as the world rushes by? Instead I’m snatching a hour here and there between full time work, friends, family, tv and of course reading. No wonder I’m quickly descending into a stark raving insomniac.
Still, there’s a silver lining in there somewhere and that lining is an almost finished YA urban fantasy novel. Scary but also satisfying at the same time. Hopefully it won’t all be in vain.