#Fridayreads Challenge

On my Goodreads account, it asked to start a reading challenge for 2018. On a recent post I shared what it would be – Fridayreads Challenge

I accepted and nominated eight books. I thought, if I at least set an achievable goal, it will motivate me to read more next year.

I recently complete the first installment to Memory, Thorn and Sorrow – The Dragonbone Chair.

What are you reading this week?

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Friday Reads – Memory, Thorn and Sorrow

I finished the final installment to Martin Middletons Chronicles of the Custodians series.(CotC), The Sphere of Influence.
Onto the next series that influenced George R. R. Martins and shaped Game of Thrones in thirty ways, Tad Williams – Memory, Sorrow and Thorn. 

Friday Reads

Friday reads

Last #fridayreads I finished the second installment to Ian Irvine’s The View from the Mirror series ‘The Tower on the Rift’.

I will be reading books three and four, but not yet instead I moved onto a collections of fantasy short stories, the ‘Basilisk’. The thing I love about a collection of short stories is you can read a short story once a week or month, in no chronological order. However, I have not finished all the short stories but I moved onto a series I have been dying to read, before I finish Ian Irvine’s, is
Martin Middleton’s Chronicles of the Custodians series. 

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Tuesday discussion

Our weekly discussion.Book wonder2

Last week I missed and maybe burnt bridges with some of my readers but I want to rebuild and converse the weekly discussion conversations with other bloggers.

I discussed last week, at the moment I am reading, The Tower on the Rift by Ian Irvine. Here is the link if you want to join the discussions. 

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Discussion Tuesday

https://images.gr-assets.com/books/1368585667l/1629945.jpgThat time is here, and I have an inviting discussion.

Last week I rekindled the weekly discussion conversations with other bloggers. However, it did not thrive as it previously did so I thought – start on something smaller and quicker for people to engage and comment. (more…)

Australian Reading Hour

Today is Australian Reading Hour.

The idea is to pick up a paperback book and read for an one hour by yourself or with your children. You can read anytime of 14th of September, that suits you, as long as all devices are turned off for an hour and a physical book is in your hand.

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Tuesday Discussion

That time is here, and I have an intriguing discussion for today.


Writers – Do you write with pen or keyboard?

Why do you prefer your chosen format?

Readers – Do you prefer paper or electronically?

Why do you prefer your choice?


 

I love the direct contact to paper it helps me with my creative process. The direct physical contact to the word has a certain charm to it. It gives me a better sense of what I have accomplished and my handwritten paper is more “me.”

Also, after my first hand – written draft I type it onto my laptop,  thus my first edit. 

But even if you write on the computer, you might have different habits that allow you to better connect with your creative  side. 

The same goes for reading. I love the feeling of physically turning the page, grabbing a book and sitting in front of the fire; and seeing the progress with my personalized bookmark that my partner’s Auntie made me.

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