In light of your concern…

Hi. I’m okay, thanks for checking. I know there were probably some of you who wondered if my corner of the universe had imploded since I didn’t make a September 22 Hobbit Day post. I am sorry about that. I also don’t have a great excuse. I think I blinked at the beginning of SeptemberContinue reading “In light of your concern…”

Blogiversary!

Drumroll, please, for BookmarkedOne’s second blogiversary! I’m still here! Woo! So first order of business is to say thank you to my 181 followers for putting up with my book snobbery and reading my late-night rants about dragons and tea (or sometimes dragons drinking tea). Thank you. Your comments usually wind up making my day.Continue reading “Blogiversary!”

The Liebster Award

A titanic thank-you to The Arbitrary Fairy for tagging me in my first ever blog award! I’m perhaps ridiculously pleased, but…I’m not even sure what a “Liebster” is. So I Googled it. I had a hunch it was German, like “lieblings” is favorite. Liebster translates as something closer to “darling” or “sweetheart.” Makes sense. SortContinue reading “The Liebster Award”

Land of Stories: A Reader’s Odyssey

Land of Stories by Chris Colfer. I have a love/hate relationship with this series. Literally. We have history. I’ve been reading it since 2012 when the first one made its way to my library. I can’t think of the series without remembering being up with a flashlight after midnight that Christmas Eve, reading page afterContinue reading “Land of Stories: A Reader’s Odyssey”

The 100 Followers Appreciation Post

Raising my glass (or tea tankard, as the case may be) to the lovely readers who have found something they like in BookmarkedOne! A hearty thank-you to you all. This wouldn’t be nearly as much fun writing to silent void. And I know. I’ve experience in both. I am aware I’m late to the partyContinue reading “The 100 Followers Appreciation Post”

NaNoWriMo2020!

To write 50,000 words in a month or not write 50,000 words in a month? To stay up into the small hours of the morning on most weekends, typing a furious descent to madness, or to stay healthy, get a proper(ish) amount of sleep, and be psychologically well-balanced or at least without another item ofContinue reading “NaNoWriMo2020!”

Blog Post 101!/Writing Characters

Bring out the creamcakes everyone! 101 posts on BookmarkedOne! I’m going to cherish the occasion by telling you about my characters–and all the trouble I’m in this week. Read on for the muddled adventures of an unconventional writer and her plot-defying characters who’d really just rather have their own way.

Blogiversary! July 28, 2020

Light the fireworks and bring in the Hobbit feast! BookmarkedOne has officially reached its one year birthday! I don’t quite know what to do with myself now. It doesn’t really seem like it can have been a year already. But it is–365 days, 88 posts, and here we are. So how am I going toContinue reading “Blogiversary! July 28, 2020”

A Little Book-Blogging Hurrah

So it’s been a couple days since my review of The Marvelwood Magicians by Diane Zahler went online. And today I stumbled across this: Diane Zahler found the review. I am freaking out a little bit. Besides the fact that this is Diane Zahler, the book’s author…you don’t really need to know how long thatContinue reading “A Little Book-Blogging Hurrah”

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