Heyo Bookaholics! *Endless Screaming* This was supposed to be posted on Thursday (hence the modified header) but due to internet outages at home and using all my data on my last assignment meant I couldn’t publish my post when I wanted. Now the internet is back up, which means I bring to you two posts today! I hope you enjoy these and the upcoming posts xx Books Read! I fell very short of achieving my October TBR of 3 books […]Continue Reading
My Writing Goals: Finishing #Realise Draft Before NaNoWriMo Begins (SW#37)
Heyo Bookaholics! I’m the biggest optimist I know when it comes to writing… Hi, you must be new to my blog. Here on Jasper + Spice, I talk about books, organisation and my seriously ambitious writing process. Which if you think about it, is only ambitious for me because I have to put homework before everything else in my life. The writing process in question relates to my current WIP (work in process) titled #Realise. I have a slew of […]Continue Reading
Meet The Character – Jaz #Realise (SW#31)
Heyo Bookaholics! Meet the character! I have been trying to write as much as I can lately. Working in my spare time between tasks at work, at night, in the morning, during lunch, etc. whenever I can, I try to write. I really love this character. Honestly, I think the fact that I went into the story trying to make her a character that everyone will hate, has actually enhanced her more and given me more to work with because […]Continue Reading
Hitting 20k on my WIP (#Realise) & Sharing a Snippet! (SW#30)
Heyo Bookaholics! Holy Sh*tballs I Finally Reached 20k! HAAAIIIII!!! I am in very very high spirits today 🙂 Who knew taking a day off of work after a stressful week would be just what the doctor ordered?! Well, I didn’t, but I feel amazing now. I hope you didn’t think that because I didn’t post yesterday that I was neglecting another Storytime because I’m not. I can’t do that when I knew that today was going to be the day […]Continue Reading
Plot Changes in Novel Writing #Realise (SW#28)
Heyo Bookaholics! Sometimes the story plans itself! Realise. If you follow me on social media, you would have seen me hashtag that word in my stories, and sometimes in photo captions. In case you don’t, Realise is the name of the novel that I am writing! You can read more about the story’s origin in various Nanowrimo-themed posts on this blog as linked below: Nanowrimo 2018 – In which I talk about Nano 2018, why I chose to write this […]Continue Reading
NaNoWriMo Week 1 + 2 Update (that I forgot to post so here it is)!
🦕 Hai Daisies 🌼 Please do not read this post if reading about the topic of eating disorders will be harmful to your mental health. TRIGGER/ CONTENT WARNING: This post talks about eating disorders (mainly atypical anorexia) and the mental implications of an eating disorder. If you or someone you know is suffering, please seek help. Butterfly Foundation: National Helpline on 1800 33 4673.You can also chat online or email. Lifeline: 13 11 14 To commiserate on the fact that I forgot to post […]Continue Reading
The Song of Achillies by Madeline Miller | Spoiler-Free Book Review
Hai Beautiful! A novel that is worth all the hype! For the second month of The Bookish Travellers book club, we chose to read The Song Of Achilles by Madeline Miller! ~ The Bookish Travellers ~ a monthly book club run by Lily @readingchateau, Emily @emreviewsbooksfilms, Mackenzie@lupinslibrary_, Charlotte @charlottereadsx and myself @thebookishbree! This book, along with Madeline Miller’s other novel Circe, has been constantly recommended to me by my friends for ages now and I am literally in love with this story! Goodreads […]Continue Reading
Helena by Claire L. Smith | Spoilery Book Review/Chat
Hai Beautiful! Get ready for some spooks 🙈 If you have been on my seen any of my recent YouTube videos in the past few months, you’ll know that I have been hanging out to read this ever since it was announced!! Goodreads Summary On the outskirts of London, 1855, mortician and funeral director Helena Morrigan struggles with her limited finances and the heavy burdens of her past. Desperate to secure herself, she takes up residence in an aged house […]Continue Reading
What I’m Reading For The BECAUSE WE CAN Readathon (BWCR TBR)!!
Hai Beautiful Humans! I’m Gonna Give It My All! This was supposed to be posted last Saturday but I postponed it to yesterday, then I had a major breakdown and now it’s going live today! Although, I guess posting on the off/non-scheduled days has become expected from me by now (see bottom of this post for my actual blog schedule). This week I am participating in the Because We Can Readathon (again!). This time it is running from the 19th till the […]Continue Reading
Retribution Dies by Chloe Hodge | Spoiler Free Book Review!
Hai Beautiful! The sequel and new covers! The sequel to the most epic novel by my favourite indie/ self-published author is here and I have read it! This review will be entirely spoiler-free for both the first and second books, so you won’t have to worry if you haven’t read either (yet). Goodreads Summary Blood will spill. Death awaits … But who will pay the price? The battle for Renlock may be won, but the war for Everosia is far from over. […]Continue Reading