Chai break is a periodic feature on This is Lit to discuss concerns that every book blogger has. This is meant to be a lighthearted discussion that you’d have over tea and the only reason for it not being called Discussion Post is that the site’s author thinks that would be too mainstream. Pfft. Hiya,…… Continue reading Chai break: What do you really think about discussion posts?
Language warning: Contains expletives. Hide your mother. Hey. Hi. Hello. Can I have your attention please? Push your coke-bottle eyeglasses up your nose and notice me, you freakin’ nerd. Can’t you see how big I’m becoming? Ease the pain a little, you dipshit. Read a book from me instead of laughing at random cat videos,…… Continue reading A little tough love from your TBR pile.
Ladies and gentlemen, put your hands together for the brilliant title this blog post has! How creative! How inspired! Did I tell you I get paid to write? Anywhoo. Today is my birthday. And yes, it’s Halloween. I’ve been told it’s very fitting that I was born on this day. *flips hair* The big old…… Continue reading Today is my birthday and I have a lot of thoughts.
I’ve been reading a lot of Jodi Picoult over the past few months. I think she’s an excellent writer, but as much as it kills me to say this, I think her books are too commercial. Phew. I started contemplating on whether I’d write this post about 2 Picoult books ago. The book I finished…… Continue reading I really like Jodi Picoult, but…
Hiya, nerds! This week, we’re going to talk about one word that’ll freak out any blogger–slump. It’s when you feel uninspired and can’t come up with proper content. I’ve gone through slumps where I’d dully stare at a blank page and think that the blinking cursor was taunting me. My biggest struggle with slumps is…… Continue reading 5 ways to get out of your blogging slump.
This blog post is a part of the Design Blogger Competition organized by CGTrader “Study the past if you would define the future.”–Confucius. This Chinese thinker and social philosopher’s words are relevant even now. If you want to define the future, you should take a good look at the past. If you’re learning something…… Continue reading Designing for the future–the answer is in the past.
It was my blog’s 1 year anniversary three days back. On May 25, 2016, I started this blog with a review of Killing Floor (Jack Reacher #1) by Lee Child. Looking back, I realize that starting this blog was a spur of the moment thing. I had a little notebook where I reviewed books. I…… Continue reading 9 tips for the book blogger who is just starting out.
Like any other book nerd, I love quoting from literature. While it’s mostly from books I’ve read, I occasionally happen upon a set of beautiful lines that I’ve never heard of before, but love just as well. The current quote that speaks to me on a spiritual level is from William Faulkner. “All of us…… Continue reading On Faulkner, writing, and our splendid failure to do the impossible.
Meeting – 29-Apr-17 Meeting was called to order at 9pm at the grand ballroom of Malfoy Manor. Quorum was established. Attendees present: The Dark Lord Alecto and Amycus Carrow Antonin Dolohov Bellatrix Lestrange Lucius Malfoy Mulciber Snr Peter Pettigrew Rodolphus Lestrange Severus Snape Albert Cameron, a new guy who just got bumped to the inner…… Continue reading Minutes of a Death Eaters meeting.