Not Enough Bookshelves: November 2011

Wednesday, 30 November 2011 Waiting on Wednesday Unravelling Isobel by Eileen Cook Isobel’s life is falling apart. Her mom just married some guy she met on the internet only three months before, and is moving them to his sprawling, gothic mansion off the coast of nowhere. Goodbye, best friend. Goodbye, social life. Hello, icky new […]

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Not Enough Bookshelves: July 2011

Tuesday, 12 July 2011 The Risk of Failure Although my blog claims to be about reading and writing YA, I do tend to stick to the reading side of things. Talking about writing still feels weird to me. I’m going to be unplugging for a bit though and I thought I’d share why. Last week Natalie Whipple […]

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Not Enough Bookshelves: August 2011

Wednesday, 31 August 2011 Waiting on Wednesday – The September Edition! September is (hopefully) going to be an excellent reading month!  First up, As I Wake by Elizabeth Scott   15th September 2011 Squee a new Elizabeth Scott, and it sounds amazing, and the cover – wow! Ava is welcomed home from the hospital by a doting […]

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Not Enough Bookshelves: NaNoWriMo Week 1

Monday, 7 November 2011 NaNoWriMo Week 1 Well week one of my own person NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) is over and I have 5,659 words. Not as many as if I was doing it for real, but more than the targets I set for myself, so I’m very happy. Alos I LOVE my story. […]

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Not Enough Bookshelves: NaNoWriMo Week 2

Tuesday, 15 November 2011 NaNoWriMo Week 2 Well NaNoBloPo kind of feel down and died this weekend – opps! NaNoWriMo is fairing better. I now have 9,133 words. One thing that has really helped me keep writing is Scrivener Project Targets. I leaned all about them in this post by Sarah Enni. How much do I […]

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Not Enough Bookshelves: To NaNo Or Not To NaNo?

Tuesday, 1 November 2011 To NaNo Or Not To NaNo? That’s the question that’s been posed by a lot of blogs lately. I’ve been swayed by each post, I’m easily swayed. I’ve done NaNoWriMo twice and finished. So I can do it! Although I never edited either of those stories (!) But November is busy this year. […]

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Not Enough Bookshelves: Hello August!

Monday, 1 August 2011 Hello August! Hi! Anyone still out there? I hope so. It’s the 1st August and the finish line is not crossed, but in sight! I managed to write nearly 35,000 words – woo-hoo, go me! I have about 8,000 to go (I think) which will take me to 52,000 total and […]

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Not Enough Bookshelves: The Risk of Failure

Tuesday, 12 July 2011 The Risk of Failure Although my blog claims to be about reading and writing YA, I do tend to stick to the reading side of things. Talking about writing still feels weird to me. I’m going to be unplugging for a bit though and I thought I’d share why. Last week Natalie Whipple […]

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Not Enough Bookshelves: February 2010

Sunday, 28 February 2010 In My Mailbox 5 This week the absolutely lovely people at Penguin sent me four new books. One of them had me jumping up and down in excitement. Not that the other don’t look like great reads, but The Extraordinary Secret of April, May and June is the new novel by […]

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