I’ve always been pretty geeky, but ever since watching Marvel’s The Avengers and then meeting my boyfriend, it’s been taken up to a whole new level. I guess it shouldn’t be surprising that I started reading comic books over the summer. I got the Marvel Unlimited app and after reading through as many of the free options as I could, I caved and ended up getting the $9.99 a month subscription, which is a pretty great deal when I look at how much a digital copy of any of the many comics I read costs. The only downside is I have to wait six months after any new issues are released to get them on MU, so I have no idea about what’s going on with Secret Wars and it makes me sad.
Anyway, I thought that I would share some of the amazing comic series I’ve been reading, and I really hope that I can continue this awesome adventure with you guys by my sideRead More »
I turned 20 two days ago, and now I’m done with all the presents and congratulations, I’m now thinking about what I want the next year to look like. I’m working on writing down my “21 before 21” bucket list, but I’ve also been thinking about what I want my blog to look like a year from now, and I have a lot of big ideas that I want to share with my amazing readers.
Firstly, I am planning on eventually investing money in/making money from my blog. For now, that just means that I’ll continue focusing on creating awesome posts on a regular basis for all of my lovely readers. I still need to continue growing my blog before I can really take advantage of the opportunities out there, and do a lot more research into the best and most honest ways to start monetization.
Although this isn’t directly blog-related, the very first thing on my “21 Before 21” Bucket List is to finish writing my first novel. Currently, I’m not really sure what novel that will be, since I have several different plot bunnies, but as I begin to move forward with that goal, I will probably be sharing a lot of my journey on this blog.
I would really love to start doing a series based on my “English Major Problems: Question I Hate and the Answer I Wish I Could Use” post. If you are/were/will be an English, Writing, or Related Major, I’d love to hear about your experiences and struggles. If you’re interested, e-mail me at SpunFromInk@gmail.com and make sure you use “English Major Problems” in your subject line.
I am also considering re-opening my Monthly Writing Invitations, but only if I know that my readers would be interested in sharing their pieces with my for the chance of having them featured on my blog. Although I believe that I will be tweaking the rules based on my vision, feel free to visit the page or look at the Monthly Writing Invitation Category and comment below or e-mail me at SpunFromInk@gmail.com with your opinions and suggestions.
Lastly, I just wanted to thank all of my readers for helping me embark on this adventure. You motivate every day to create the best possible content and I love sharing my advice with such amazing people. This blog is for you, and if you have any ideas or suggestions about how I can make it better, please comment below or e-mail me at SpunFromInk@gmail.com.
My obsession with Pinterest is reflected in my 77 different boards and over 6,000 pins. I use it for pretty much every aspect of my life, including my writing. Knowing that there are many other people who are just as obsessed with Pinterest as I am, I thought that I would share a few of the ways I use Pinterest when it comes to writing.Read More »
I woke up at 8 AM this morning to run, and it’s storming pretty badly out so now I’m disappointed. If you would’ve told me even a few weeks ago that I would be typing that sentence about myself, I would’ve laughed in your face and called you a lunatic. But here I am, wearing my improvised workout clothes\since I’m broke as a joke, and glaring outside at the dark gray clouds.Read More »
One of the worst things about being in college –or just being in the late teens to early twenties age area- is that people like to ask you questions. Being at a stage in my life where I’m making pretty much everything up as I go along, it’s hard not to feel a bit of pressure when people start asking me about my future. I know that my relatives are making friendly conversation, but I tend to get a little defensive. Not my best trait, but I’m working on it.
The worst questions for me are the ones that stem from me mentioning that I’m a Writing/English major. Between knowing the stereotypes and some of the experiences I have with my family, there is a lot of pressure to give the right answer. Unfortunately, those answers are usually politically correct, well thought-out, and have almost nothing to do with what I’m actually thinking.
I’ve been really focused on getting my bedroom organized lately. It’s a very small space with a closet the size of a porta-potty, so it’s been a real struggle getting everything I own to fit comfortably while making sure I’m not spending a ton of money. Thankfully, I got a lot of help from my family over Christmas with some bigger purchases like a shelf unit and some plastic drawers, but trying to figure out how to take care of the small things still presented a costly problem.
With a little craftiness and a lot of Pinterest, I ended up doing several small DIY projects on my own that have really helped me to handle some of the nook-and-cranny problems I’ve encountered. I made these projects on a broke girl’s budget, and without a lot of crafting skills.