Another month and another tag. I wasn’t tagged specifically, but Amy and Nikki @ Bursting with Books sparked my interest in this tag. And you know my love for these.
I need to find more because I’m running out of tag posts! 😭
How long have you been a blogger?
Two years this July. Holy God, I’m getting old.
At what point do you think you will stop?
Why would you ask me that?! Well, I’m not sure. Perhaps if my life gets too hectic, then I may stop.
What is the best thing?
Finally opening up to people, learning new things from the book community, reaching out and connecting with authors, and finding new friends, books, and opinions.
What is the worst thing? What do you do to make it okay?
The never-ending stress I put on myself if I don’t get to posting or commenting. I think I’ll always struggle with that constant feeling.
I tell myself that I come first. My blogging group will understand if I need a break.
How long does it take you to create/find pictures to use?
HA. Typically 90% of all my images are either book covers or graphics I made. Once I change my blog name (I keep mentioning this but never do anything about it), I want to get into Instagram, so I hope to start using my photos.
Who is your book crush?
The men of ACOTAR, except, and this is a big except, Tamlin the Tool™. But most recently, I’ve fallen hard for Elian in To Kill and Kingdom, and I may be prematurely (but desperately hoping) crushing on Riden from Daughter of the Pirate King (Thank you, Kathy, for telling me to read this series).
What author would you like to have on your blog?
My QUEEN, Leigh Bardugo. But recently, I’d love the debut author of Everless, Sara Holland, to be on my blog. And I think I’d die if Maas was on here as well.
What do you wear when you write your blog posts?
LOL. I practically live in my pajamas, particularly the ones I got for Christmas. They have little polar bears and snowflakes on them, and to top off this look, I wear a robe with a polar bear head on the hoodie. Not a real one though. That’d be cruel, and I’d hate myself.
I thought I can only ramble in real life, but here I am, rambling online. 😶
How long does it take you to prepare?
Ahahahahaha. Reviews may take no more than an hour, but processing my thoughts and my emotions, which want to control what I write, may get in the way. And I may get distracted by the cats on Instagram or my little fur brat, so it really all depends.
How do you feel about the book blogger community/culture?
I absolutely love it, but with differing opinions, you’ll always get in heated debates. One issue I have is the harder shippers. Another major issue is the fact that some readers (bloggers included) who see a character as strictly straight or gay. Excuse me, but bi exists, and we should respect it, especially homoromantic and hetroromantic.
Yes, since I thrive in chaos, I’ll discuss my opinion in one of my upcoming discussion posts, and I’ll probably get filleted for doing so.
What do you think one should do to have a successful blog?
Whether you strike it big once you start out, or like me, you’re still building your followers, be honest with them. Make sure you have time to make posts. And don’t be like I used to by not commenting on other bloggers’ posts. Yes, I’m more shy than a church mouse sometimes, but the blogging community has given me a way to find my voice again. So contribute to this community, and it will give back to you.
Who do you tag?
YOU. Anyone who wants to do this can. You don’t have to do the post. But to keep to tradition, here are my picks: