This is a new meme to the blog- if you don’t know already, this is a meme designed for YA Midnight Reads to discuss all things bookish! I have always loved reading and commenting on them on other’s blogs so I finally decided to create my own. The main bonus is more ease in my reading and reviewing really, as I don’t need to be postinf 4 to 5 reviews then.
Today, I’m going to share my bookish realated habit’s with y’all.
I talk out loud when I am typing. I have caught myself out many times and pratically laugh at my randomness. Yeah that’s right, I laugh at myself. It’s not like muttering- more like pronouncing each and everything single word as I type. Slowly. Because I am a slow typer a.k.a. I, 13 year old be still cannot touch type. *wails* Oh look, I’m doing it again. *face palm*
I organise my shelves in a very confusing format. It’s so confusing I don’t even know how to explain it. But basically, I manage to shelve all my books in series, authors, colours, heights, thicknesses and formats order. Crazy but very true. It looks misshaped, colourful and neat all at once. Have I confused you? Good. So have I.
I write my reviews on my phone.
I live on my phone. Like I said, I can’t touch type but I am queen of texting. So what do I do? I have my Twitter, Goodreads, WordPress, Instagram and Email all on my phone as apps and that’s pretty much the only source I use in the social aspect of the blogging world. For blogging and posting posts, it’s all on my laptop. Anyhoo, like I said, I type all reviews on my NOTES app on my phone because…
- It’s faster
- It corrects my spelling, as texting makes my spelling horrifying
- I think of random difficult words to attempt to make me sound less like a crazy spaz and then efficiently check that I have used the word correctly with the in built dictionary
I can’t write the first paragraph of my review in one shot. Heck, it’s weird but every single time when I sit down to write a review, the first paragraph always goes through at least 2 drafts. However, the rest of my review is fine, I do it in one shot and BOOM! done.
It takes me exactly one day to get ready to write a review. It’s bat shit crazy but I can only write a review, well and thoroughly without drifting off to procrastination land unless I write it around after 24 hours, give or take 2-4. If I leave a book for two days, I guarantee it won’t be as good as writing it the day before. If I review it immediately after reading the book, I will clearly omit a point and maybe forget to mention a few.
I scream at CAPTCHA all the time. I love commenting on blogs but here’s the thing, if CAPTCHA is on I will scream and wail and throw a tamtrum because I suck at it. (No, really) It’s rather sad but I take 2 shots until my comment can finally post. REALY INCONVENIENT. Turn it off and you will help everyone. Seriously.
I can’t stick to my Google Calendar blog post schedule. Oh man, I suck so much at sticking to it. I change it so many times I sometimes wonder why I use it- but trust me people- life is so easier with Google Calendar. Any calendar.
So that’s me, what about you people?
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