February In Hindsight: Bookish Conquests and Other Things
Happy Sunday Everyone!
Like last month, due to timing I’m posting this in place of my usual weekly update.
This month has seriously flashed by, hasn’t it?
I’ve had a crazy emotional roller coaster of a month. My mother is going through some serious health issues right now. Things have progressed to an acceptable state for now, but I’m just really worried overall. Please send any positive energy or prayers her way. It’s much appreciated!
Also, work has been quite the up-and-down voyage as well. I’ve reached a point once again where I was getting sick from the stress I was feeling at work. While I have changed my perspective to a more positive one, the fact is that I need to explore future options like starting my own business or working remotely somehow. I’m not by any means quitting my job, I’m just not happy right now and need to see what’s out there.
All right, enough chit chat. Are you ready for February conquests?
Writing went great this month!
As you may know, I’m wrapping up the second act of my Reaper sequel, and I’ve really been hitting them qwerty keys!
This month, I wrote a total of 14,972 words, or about 60 pages. Can I just say, damn! I’m not sure I’ve ever quite written that much in a month’s span, and I’m super proud of myself. I wrote just about four chapters this month, and once I wrap up the current chapter I’m on, I’ll have just one more before I begin writing the third act and finish things up.
I’m super ecstatic about all of this. I just know that I’ll be able to finish my book on my writer’s retreat to Hermann this month!
In the meantime, why not check out my first novel Reaper?
It’s got just the right amount of chills and thrills to keep you awake at night.
I’ll admit, this month wasn’t the greatest for reading, probably due to the amount of stress I’ve been under. Getting excited about anything recently seemed impossible, and I’m sure it’ll pass, I just don’t know when. Still I have managed to get at least some reads in.
This month’s reads were Watchmen, Animorphs #19, Subject A36, The Celestial Assignment, Colombian Betrayal, Heaven Bound, and Premium Harmony.
Despite there not being too many in number, I’m still pretty proud of myself. I think there’s a really good mix of different genre’s in here and it’s nice and diverse. I ended up enjoying every read this month to some degree, so that’s a win.
Movie & Series Conquests
On the watching side of things, I think this month has been pretty productive as well.
This month’s watches were The Magicians Season 2 & 3, Watchmen (film), Wind, Aladdin, Locke & Key, Doctor Sleep, and I Am Not Okay with This.
I have to say, every single movie or series I reviewed was exceptional, just out of this world! I couldn’t be happier. Feel free to check out the links below if something catches your eye.
That’s a Wrap!
All right, there goes the month of February, farewell! How was your month? Did you read or see something in my conquests? Do you have any recommendations for books, tv, or movies? As always, feel free to comment!
Happy Reading and Watching, everyone!
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