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5 oddly specific storylines I love in books

Hiya, nerds! Normal people, when asked what kind of books they usually read, reply with specific genres. They might even specify a sub-genre within the main one, but even those are broad, common genres. That’s normal people. And I’ve been quite repeatedly told I’m not that. Each time a publicist asks me what kind of…… Continue reading 5 oddly specific storylines I love in books

Satire

9 exhibits from The Museum of Bookish Misery

The Museum of Bookish Misery is extremely happy to have you here with us on this virtual tour. Sit back, relax, and feast your eyes on all the low-grade crappy things bookworms have done to land in this museum! In the collection 1. The first reader to ever dog-ear pages 2. The first person to…… Continue reading 9 exhibits from The Museum of Bookish Misery

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OTT: All the ways I will kill you if you dare to interrupt my reading

Off Tangent Thoughts (OTT) is a kickass meme my girl Charvi of Not Just Fiction fame started. “Off Tangent Thoughts(OTT) is a bi-monthly meme that has a basic list-based format wherein bloggers express their points in the form of a short or long list with the points under the list being merely a couple lines…… Continue reading OTT: All the ways I will kill you if you dare to interrupt my reading

Satire

12 totally real things J. K. Rowling has said about the Potterverse

This post is a collaboration with Shreya from Bookwormtopia. J.K. Rowling is a brilliant author. And because she wasn’t able to convey all that brilliance in just 7 books, 8 movies, a 2-part play, 3 textbooks from The Hogwarts Library, 2 screenplays, and an entire fucking website dedicated to new and unreleased writings of hers,…… Continue reading 12 totally real things J. K. Rowling has said about the Potterverse

General

Understanding and handling your bookworm: A guide.

The bookworm is a confusing creature. It claims to love books a lot and yet constantly screams, cries about, or throws said books across the room. What’s going on in its head? And how exactly do you handle it without getting killed in the process? Here’s a nifty little guide on what your bookworm means…… Continue reading Understanding and handling your bookworm: A guide.

Listicle

5 sacrilegious book opinions you can pry out of my cold, dead hands.

Hiya, nerds! I’m supposed to be polishing a thinkpiece about Wuthering Heights I’ve written for the blog, but I just can’t get myself to do it. Sundays are for lazing around. I really don’t want to think about how Wuthering Heights is a gothic deconstruction of traditional romances, ‘kay? Anywho. Today, I saw a nice…… Continue reading 5 sacrilegious book opinions you can pry out of my cold, dead hands.

Wednesday wisdom

7 reasons why you need listicles as part of your content marketing strategy.

Wednesday Wisdom is a series of blog posts on This is Lit about the different content marketing strategies you can use to crush it in the blogging world. Doesn’t the word “listicle” sound weird? For those not in the know, a listicle is an article that is also a list post–hence, listicle. BuzzFeed and other…… Continue reading 7 reasons why you need listicles as part of your content marketing strategy.

Wednesday wisdom

6 tips to write a headline that’ll make your blog post irresistible.

Wednesday Wisdom is a series of blog posts on This is Lit about the different content marketing strategies you can use to crush it in the blogging world. Today, we’re going to be discussing some tricks you can follow to write the perfect headline. As Copyblogger repeatedly taught me, the goal of a headline is…… Continue reading 6 tips to write a headline that’ll make your blog post irresistible.

Wrap-ups

May 2018 wrap-up: What did I read, write, and do?

No, really. Someone teach me how to write nice titles. Anyhoo… Here’s all the things I did in May. Books read Buddy read this with Simant at Flipping Through The Pages. We loved this book and it took us a really long time to get over how adorable it was. ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Review to come.  …… Continue reading May 2018 wrap-up: What did I read, write, and do?

Listicle

5 ways you should not react when that annoying friend says they don’t read.

If, like yours truly, you’re a bookworm, you probably lead with talking about your love for books while trying to make friends as an adult. In response to your almost incoherent gushing about how books are your babies, some people smile and nod. Some say a long-drawn-out “nice”, the only response they have to almost…… Continue reading 5 ways you should not react when that annoying friend says they don’t read.

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The 5 stages of dealing with all your unread books and ARCs.

There comes a moment in every book blogger’s life where they turn around, look at all the review copies they haven’t got around to reading yet, and wonder what the hell were they thinking. Here are the 5 stages of dealing with your ever-increasing TBR pile. Stage 1: Denial This is where you go numb.…… Continue reading The 5 stages of dealing with all your unread books and ARCs.