Is March really over already? This month flew by, and unfortunately, I didn’t get to nearly all the things I wanted to. It was a slow month for reading and writing, with very little progress made on my novel or my TBR. That being said, I did manage to figure out a part of the final arc of my story that has been slowing me down for quiet some time (possibly close to three or four months). I still think I’m on track to finish it by late May, and that’s terribly exciting.
There was a lot less novellas, graphic novels, and short stories for me to pick up this month, and considering I am a maniac and decided to start A Promised Land while already a third of the way into Persephone Station, I am not surprised. One book is pretty massive, the other is sizable as well. Hopefully I can make up for it in April, when I get a pile of books for my birthday.
I also applied for a new job! It’s at my local indie book store and I’m got my fingers crossed that I’ll hear back from them in the near future! I’ve wanted to work there for a long time, but was always convinced they’d never hire me. No, I have no reason for that logic, but it is what it is. I’ve been in the food service industry for over a decade now, and my wrists and hands cannot handle this level of strain. So onto a new job it is. Well… hopefully.
Last but not least in exciting news- got my first Covid vaccine! I’ll go back in three weeks for round two, but so far, so good. The injection sight isn’t even sore, plus I got to show off my impressive biceps! I’ve been weight training, so it was fun rolling back my sleeves and showing off the muscle, even if the doctor didn’t notice or care, lol.
What I Read this Month in Books…
What I Read This Month in Articles…
- Why Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves Was the Greatest Action Movie of My Great Black Childhood from Black Nerd Problems
- Caitlin Moran on Fighting the Cowardice of Cynicism from Brain Pickings
- For He Can Creep– a short story from Tor inspired a real poet and the poem he wrote while confined to an asylum.
- The Origins of King Kong and Godzilla Epic Brawl from Sy Fy Wire
Favorite Posts from Chasing the Four Winds…
- Many Mini Reviews: February 2021 Edition
- Top Ten Tuesday: Books on My Spring TBR List
- Review of Winter’s Orbit
- Five Photo Friday: Downtown Sundown
Blog Posts I Enjoyed…
- Hike To Hebron Falls On The Boone Fork Trail from Red Around the World
- Spring Begins from Drawn In
- #ReadWithPride: Trans Visibility Day Book Recommendations from The Nerd Daily
- Portrait perfect: A series of “fascinating women” from Dorothy Gray, part 1 from The Makeup Museum
What I Listened to…
What I Watched…
OK, there it is lovelies! How did your March go? Were you able to get to everything you wanted to, or were you like me, and found yourself lagging behind in terms of motivation and momentum? Sound off in the comments and we can lament or celebrate as necessary.
See you next month!