After almost two months of posting bookish photos on my instagram account (@murmuring.letters) I finally started writing a real blog! It took me a while to figure out what WordPress wants from me but alas, I managed to select a theme and publish my very first post! I have a feeling that during the next few months I’ll become quite an expert when it comes to WordPress … at least that’s the plan!
I guess this is the part where I tell you why I started writing this blog and what I’ll be talking about, though I think that’s pretty obvious. But let’s say it again, if not only to satisfy the helpful people responsible for this accesible platform. The why: I love books and writing. The what about: BOOKS!!!
The reason for my writing this actually goes a bit deeper and it has to do with my mental health problems. Basically I needed something that would help me get out of bed but wouldn’t be too demanding at the same time. And since I love writing and reading and talking about books, starting a book blog seemed like the most logical thing to do.
Genre, closest to my heart, is fantasy literature, so I’ll be posting mostly about books which contain magical elements. For example, I am a huge fan of Harry Potter (but honestly who isn’t, am I right?), I adore Neil Gaiman’s novels and the wonderful worlds of Diana Wynne Jones. Also, I love reading YA literature, especially those books that combine fantasy and romance (Maggie Stiefvater’s fan all the way). History and the changing times excite me so I’ll be posting about history literature as well. Even romance novels have been known to wander on my shelves from time to time. Ocassionaly you may also find me reading the classics but mostly I’ll stick to my favourites.
This blog will mostly contain book reviews but I’ll also be updating you about my life, at least the writing part of it (if I ever manage to get through the current writer’s block). Perhaps I’ll occasionally talk about other things, like my studies, my friends and my sister’s cat Zoya, who is just the most adorable cat ever – well, up until the moment she brings out her claws and teeth. Feel free to comment or send me an email (firstname.lastname@example.org), I’d love to discuss books and writing (and cats)!