February Wrap Up

For being the shortest month of the year, did February drag on for anyone else? I mean, jeez!

I have been writing…. A LOT. Like, seriously, I’m pretty sure there isn’t a day this month where I didn’t write something. Which is good! We also had a lot of upheaval at work this month, so I didn’t read as much as I would have liked to. But alas.

I published two short stories on Patreon in February, one of which is FREE to download! I highly recommend you subscribe and read all of them, but I’m biased. If you can’t subscribe, you can buy them on my Gumroad a month after they release on Patreon!

Total Words:

Fiction: 14,813

Culturess/Freelance/Blog: 33,287

Work: 73,142


Books I Read:

Let’s Talk About Love by Claire Kann | Shadowsong by S. Jae-Jones | Fade to us by Julia Day | Hearts Like Hers by Melissa Brayden | Markswoman by Rati Mehrotra | Queerly Loving Vol. 1 | Tess of the Road by Rachel Hartman | The Serpents Secret by Santayani Dasgupta | This Will Be My Undoing by Morgan Jerkins* | Wild Swans by Xanthe Gresham Knight | Valley Girls by Sarah Nicole Lemon |

Posts I Wrote:

Review:: Strange the Dreamer by Laini Taylor | Review:: Moonshine by Jasmine Gower | Review:: The Belles by Dhonielle Clayton | Review:: Shadowsong by S. Jae-Jones | Review:: The Prince and the Dressmaker by Jen Wang | Character Interview: Dustin & Ronan | Review:: Fade to Us by Julia Day | Author Interview: Laura Bailo | Author Interview: Odin Oxthorn | Character Interview: Aiden and Shannen from Fortitude Smashed | Monday Mini Reviews Feb 26 | Author Interview: Hope Nation |

Culturess Articles:

Book-Thirsty Thursday: The Wedding Date, Jasmine GuilloryHocus Pocus is now also getting a book sequelThe Hate U Give won’t tolerate racism, fires Kian Lawley | Review: American Panda, Gloria ChaoDiversity rocks the 2018 ALA Midwinter Youth Media awards | Ownvoices trans YA novel Dreadnought optioned for film | Michelle Obama Becoming an author again | Review: The Serpent’s Secret by Sayantani Dasgupta |


Links I Liked in February:

The Science of How Our Minds and Our Bodies Converge in the Healing of Trauma | The Great Stink | My favorite ingredients are the little bits everyone else throws away | Nothing About Us Without Us: Writing #OwnVoices Fantasy in The Age of Black Panther | “Mother of Invention” | The Secret Life of Bots | What My Godfather’s Glass Eye Taught Me About Disability Humor | How Young Adult Literature Taught Me to Love Like a White Girl | For the Love of Books, We Need Stories that Go Beyond Romance and Embrace Aromanticism | ‘You don’t own or control me’: Janelle Monáe on her music, politics and undefinable sexuality |

2 thoughts on “February Wrap Up

  1. February dragged on for me, yes, and I have no idea what to expect from March. I’ve driven myself into the ground the first four days of it, and I’m going to try to be a little easier on myself the rest of the month. So we’ll see. I have a leaky toilet currently, and the handle just snapped off my oven. IDK. I’m hoping it’ll be easy fixes. :/

    1. Oh Jenny! Life can’t seem to give you a break this year! Here’s to many fluffy days ahead!

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