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Bookish Ponderings: Book Conditions

Bookish Ponderings

When it comes to books, I can be a very fussy person. No, scratch that, I am a very fussy person, especially when it comes down to the condition of books.

There are some people out there who believe that the sign of a well loved book is one that is tatty and obviously looks like it has been well used. I respect that and can see why people feel that way, but for me I feel like the sign of a well loved book is one that is in near perfect condition.

Which is probably why I hardly ever let people borrow my books.

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Bookish Ponderings: Slumps

Bookish Ponderings

There’s no denying it, every reader has experienced it, it comes out of nowhere, and every reader has wondered if they will ever get out of it. That’s right, I’m talking about book slumps.

It’s never pleasant, not having the motivation to read. You pick up books only to put them back down again a few pages later because you’re not just feeling it. Well here I some tips that I use when I have a bookish slump – I hope they help!

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Camp NaNoWriMo

Bookish Ponderings

 

Not sure if I should class this as a bookish pondering although it is about books, albeit writing them rather than reading them.

 

It is that time of year again, I’ve received the email inviting me to another NaNo event, this time, July’s Camp NaNoWriMo. I love writing, with an aim to eventually have a published, and to help me I participate in various NaNoWriMo events. I have taken part in five NaNo events, two of them being the main NaNo event in November, and the rest being the camps (and that’s including the first camp I participated in where I totally divebombed).

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