Reviews of writing projects from when I was smol and not-so-innocent (ft. me mercilessly roasting my younger self)

HEY GUYS what's up. Today I'm going to be writing book reviews. But not just any book reviews. And not just any books.

I'm going to be reviewing writing projects that I wrote when I was younger. I KNOW HOW EXCITING IS THIS?! I love reading through my old writing projects and brutally criticising coming up with ways that they could be better! It's also interesting to see how much my writing has evolved over the years. (Because holy crap has it evolved in the past five years.) I thought it might be interesting for you guys to see how my mind worked when I was younger! Because my writing reflects what I was into and what was going through my head during a particular phase in my childhood/pre-teen-hood.

I've worked on about a zillion writing projects in the past five years, but most of them didn't make it past a few pages long before I got bored and moved onto something else, so I'm only going to include projects that I worked on for a couple of months or more, …

Writer's Book Tag (in which I try desperately to remember books I've read)


Actually I Hath Been Tagged several times in the past few weeks, but like??? I can't for the life of me remember who tagged me?? Or with what?? I keep going, "oh I'll do this later" but then I never do?? ARGH I'm so sorry guys my head has not been in the game lately, feel free to remind me to do a tag in the comments if you tagged me a billion years ago and I still haven't done it.

Anyway before we jump in, I just wanna say it was my birthday last Thursday! I'm officially sixteen now whoop. And... my life is still a mess, I'm still anxious and awkward AF and I still look thirteen. YAY. FUN. Like, when I was younger and I tried to imagine myself in the future, I always imagined by sixteen-year-old self to be... I don't know... wiser? Calmer? Just... older? Taller, definitely (I'm 5'4 so not that short but I always thought I'd grow more? I've barely grown since I was twelve what is wrong with me). An almost-adult, …

Stuff I got for Christmas, ft. my terrible photography (I have the flu okay, stop JUDGING ME)

Hey guys... So I've noticed that a lot of people lately have been writing "what I got for Christmas" type posts, and I've decided to do the same too!! Yay!!

Just as a side note, please excuse any weirdness in this post, I have the flu and I couldn't sleep last night because I had a fever and I kept waking up alternating between being FREEZING and feeling like I was boiling to death. So that was fun. And the upshot to that is that today I feel like a barely functioning piece of shiz. But I'll try and be coherent here!! I'll try!! That counts for something, right??

Also, I noticed that most people who did posts like these put a sort of disclaimer thing, like "I'm not trying to brag etc etc", so yeah, I'm not trying to brag either. I know not everyone is lucky enough to get presents at Christmas, if you're one of those people here's a virtual hug *sends virtual hug*

Also please excuse the crappy pics, I have no photography skills wh…

The Spaceships and Vampires Monthly Writing Challenge: January

IT'S 2018 PEOPLES!!! HAPPY NEW YEAR!! *throws confetti* How has the new year been for all of you?? Better than last year? I really hope so because last year was sort of urgh.

How was your Christmas? Good I hope. Mine was alright, quiet, spent time with family and stuff, didn't do much (though somehow I didn't have time to do any of the things I wanted?? Like what is happening).

Anyway, monthly writing challenge time! (No-one noticed this is a day late, right? I was going to do it yesterday but yesterday was New Year's Day and come on who does anything on New Years Day.)
Last month's theme was "Christmas" and here are the entries I got:

- "Christmas" by Ral @ The Art of Life
- "Christmas" by David @ Safe as Kittens
- "The Day The War Stopped" by Cossette @ Random Thoughts of A Socially-Awkward Optimist

I haven't actually read two of those, because of two reasons: 1. I have had no time and 2. I am a lazy slob who has been l…

MERRY CHRISTMAS EVERYONE + what I've learned in 2017

Hey there, guys... First of all, I just want to say MERRY CHRISTMAS to all of you!! Even if you don't celebrate Christmas, I hope you really enjoy the holiday season. And I hope you all have a great start into the new year!

ARGH I can't believe it's three days until Christmas?? I mean, I'm excited (because PRESENTSSS) but I'm also slightly freaking out because how has time gone so quickly?? I swear it was the beginning of December just a few days ago, how's it already the 22nd? *sigh*

It's at this time of the year that you start looking back at the year that's ending and thinking about all the good and bad things that have happened. 2017 has been something of a rollercoaster for me. In a lot of ways, it hasn't been a great year. I've been struggling with a lot of anxieties that I'd rather not go into, even though that's getting a lot better now. I was quite ill during the spring: I had two bouts of vertigo, during which I spent a whole w…

Stuff about my WIP (FINALLY THOUGH) + plus SNIPPETOS

SO here's the post you've all been waiting for.
You have been waiting for this, right...?
OKAY WHATEVER. The point is I've been wanting to write this post for about 150 years (or, like, a month) and I'M FINALLY DOING IT YAHOO! 
I want to talk a bit about my current work in progress, the story that's been destroying my sanity for the past month or so! Seriously though... why is writing so hard. I'm constantly panicking that my ideas are terrible and nothing that I've written so far makes sense. I just keep reminding myself that this is just the first draft; it's MEANT to be bad. I'll just make it better while editing.
Anyway, here's the blurb for my WIP:

Fifteen-year-old Ashley Lenham is dying.
There's only one hope for her: cryogenics. Having her body preserved in the hope that one day, a cure for her terminal illness will be found...
One hundred and thirty-two years later, Ashley opens her eyes. She's been cured, she…