Hai Beautiful! I’ve waited all quarantine for this! When The YA Page announced that they would be hosting a virtual writer’s group, I felt like dreams had been listened to and were finally coming true! If you don’t already know, @TheYAPage are a writer’s group who, before the lockdown, met up once a month in Melbourne to chat, drink coffee and write together. They also host weekly write nights on Twitter every Thursday which are super fun to participate in! The […]Continue Reading
Odyssey Literary Festival (& Vlog!)
Heyo Bookaholics! A perfect panel of authors, jaffles and best friends! I’ve been taking every opportunity possible to catch up with my friends and the Tuesday that this literary festival fell on was perfect! The Odyssey Literary Festival 2019: Raze / Rekindle was held at The Capitol, Melbourne and had seven events, of which I only went to one. Reads Like Teen Spirit: Writing Readers Through Trying Times was the event I attended with Lucie (@whatlucieisreading) and Sarah (@theyaroom) where […]Continue Reading
Darkdawn Melbourne Book Launch!
Heyo Bookaholics! “So we all know that Mia dies, it is written on page 1…” – C.S.Pacat “Paragraph 3.” – Jay Kristoff “…of Nevernight.” – C.S.Pacat Last night was the launch of Jay Kristoff’s latest novel Darkdawn which is the third and final book in the Nevernight Chronicles. The event was held at Dymocks Melbourne and moderated by C. S. Pacat, the author of the Captive Prince trilogy. C.S. Pacat asked some wonderful questions which had Jay talking for a […]Continue Reading
The Surprising Power Of A Book Club!
Heyo Bookaholics! I love my friends! In honour of the recent release of The Surprising Power of a Good Dumpling by Wei Chim, I am creating this post to discuss my appreciation for dumplings and my friends, especially over the past three days. This weekend (inclusive of Friday) has been an amazing one. I have seen my friends three days in a row and my productivity has been insane! Friday 16th August (Dinner) The YA Room (@theyaroom on Twitter & […]Continue Reading
TheYAPage Writer’s Meet #7
Heyo Bookaholics! I actually got writing done *pat’s self on the back*! It’s that time of the month again where the crew gets together for brunch at Mr. Tulk in the CBD and try to write as many words as we can! I think I managed almost 500 words which is a nice round number to end the week on. My Morning… I finished my placement yesterday and was having a smol sleep in so I didn’t set an alarm, […]Continue Reading
Writer’s Group Meet #4 @TheYAPage
Heyo Bookaholics! The best day of every month! I haven’t had much time to write recently and to top it all off, I’ve been stuck at a single roadblock in my story. That was until Friday afternoon! Friday afternoon I somehow managed to fully outline my novel #REALISE, and on Saturday morning while I waited fifteen minutes for the train, I finalised my first chapter! This is super exciting for me as I’ve been struggling so hard to perfect the […]Continue Reading
Four Dead Queens Melbourne Book Launch!
Heyo Bookaholics! Not Just Another Melbourne Book Launch! On Thursday (the 28th of March), Astrid Scholte’s first novel, Four Dead Queens, was officially launched at Readings Bookstore in Carlton. The event was hosted by the amazing Amie Kaufman. The Interview As an experienced book event host, Amie has a unique way in which she conducts interviews. She will do all the introductions, and tell the audience to think of questions to ask the author she’s interviewing. Then she does a […]Continue Reading
Underdog Book Launch! The Most Down To Earth Book Event <3
Heyo Bookaholics! The Most Down-To-Earth Book Event Ever! On Friday the 15th of March I attended the book launch for Underdog, a #LoveOzYA anthology of short stories based on what it is like to be an Australian. The novel is named after the new publishing company of the same name, started by the book’s editor Tobias Madden. The event was held at Dymocks books on Collins St. in Melbourne’s CBD. It is the biggest Dymocks – and probably the biggest book store […]Continue Reading
NANO Accepting Defeat and Final Words.
Heyo Bookaholics! NaNoWriMo is over! For me usually, this post will be arriving a little late to my blog. I am currently on my last day in Mumbai on a Social Impact Project of which it is currently Saturday afternoon. We will be heading off on an 8hr train ride tonight; destination: PAL. In my earlier blog posts – NaNoWriMo Bi-Weekly Update and NaNoWriMo Preparation – I gave you information on my current WIP titled Realise. Realise was initially a Wattpad ‘poem’ […]Continue Reading
NaNoWriMo Bi-Weekly Update! (30/10 – 10/11)
Heyo Bookaholics! How’s It Going Wrimos?! October 30 2018: I have a brilliantly laid out plan, very detailed, riding off of an idea of something I wrote a few years ago. I talked about it in this post about my NaNoWriMo Preparation which I created the other week describing the source of my idea for my WIP. A plan has also been created for how many words I am to write each day… I have haven’t stuck to [any of] […]Continue Reading