Blogging

Should I keep blogging?

I first started blogging when I was in eighth grade. Back then I was fourteen years old and just wanted a space online where I could write book reviews. I had no idea a whole community of book bloggers existed, a little corner of the internet enthralled by discussing literature. I've since gone back and… Continue reading Should I keep blogging?

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Blogging

Spreading Blogger (and Christmas!) Cheer

Recently Michelle @ The Writing Hufflepuff created this post in which she highlights bloggers as a way to spread blogger cheer during this festive season. Seeing as Christmas will be here before we know it (TOMORROW?!?!) I thought I would take the time to pass on Christmas cheer through a few blogger shoutouts. Here are… Continue reading Spreading Blogger (and Christmas!) Cheer

Blogging

An Appreciation Post

This appreciation post is long, long overdue. Recently I’ve been taken aback by the incredible amount of support this blog has received. When I started Nut Free Nerd years ago I never imagined that so many thoughtful people would be reading, sharing, and commenting on what I write. I’ve posted over one thousand times on… Continue reading An Appreciation Post

Blogging, College, Discussion

People IRL Read This Blog?!?! | Discussion

Today I'm here to discuss a dilemma that nearly every blogger must confront at one point or another: the collision between "real life" and the blogging world. In high school I was very secretive about my book blogging escapades. I never told anyone at school about it and no one ever randomly asked, "Hey, you… Continue reading People IRL Read This Blog?!?! | Discussion

Blogging

Why Commenting is Important | Winter 2017 Comment Challenge

I'm excited to announce that I'll be participating in the Winter 2017 Comment Challenge hosted by FLYLēF and A Kernel of Nonsense. I've participating in a few of their comment challenges in the past and I love how it fosters a strong sense of community between bloggers. I don't know who my partner will be yet, but I can't… Continue reading Why Commenting is Important | Winter 2017 Comment Challenge

Blogging, Life

I’m back? (A general life update)

Hello, my lovely bookish friends! Since I was home for my October break this past weekend, I thought I would write a longer update post while I have some extra time. I have a crazy number of updates to talk about in this post, so let's get right to it! At the end of August… Continue reading I’m back? (A general life update)