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6 Year Blog Anniversary

Every year I forget when my blog anniversary is even after six years! I know that it is in June but it is today the 15th of June! 

A lot has happened in six years when I started this blog. Before my first blog post, I was going to university later that summer. Now I have a BA and MA degree! And I have tracked my progress all the way. It's a bit emotional to think about it! 

I am so grateful were my blog. I enjoy the content that I make and in a year where I have basically stopped interacting with a lot of social media but my views are higher than ever. They have tripled in a year!

I think this might because I have linked my blog on my job application and CVs so if you are a recruiter, Hi! 

In other news, I have loved seeing the change in my content and hopefully see my writing progress and I hope that this continues.

Since my first year, I hoped to track the changes in my blogging life and I love to see them. So let's get started... 


Q1) Favourite Book



Frankenstein by Mary Shelley- So every year I have put The Book Thief by Marcus Zusak and I say that it has not changed, which is true but another one of my favourites is Frankenstein. I studied it for A-Level, fell in love with the themes and the creativity of Mary Shelley. I still think about it today and while I love The Book Thief, I will give the spotlight to another book. Even if it is a year!

Q2) What book do you hope to read in the next 
year?


My answer for two years was Muse Of Nightmares and I still haven't read I although I do want to. I have the audiobook so hopefully, I will finally get to it. I did read Toffee by Sarah Crossan which was last year's read. This year though? The Anthropocene Reviewed by John Green because I saw so many live streams of him signing copies and I managed to get one. Plus I really am into non-fiction and essay type stories. And it's John Green. 

Q3) Most anticipated read? 




My answer two years ago was Let's Call It Doomsday by Katie Henry which I got an early copy of but was not in the right headspace to read it. I still want to read this as I loved her first book so this one. I also really loved Loveless by Alice Oseman which was last years pick. This year it has to be Blackout by six authors. I have read four of the authors before and I really love their books so I can't wait for this!

Q4) Which topic would you most like to write about on the blog within the next year?

Every year I say that I want to write about my sexuality. Every year I have ideas of what you write and then I don't. Right now I don't think that I am in the right headspace as I am identifying as queer right now and it is a label that fits. So maybe something about this but because I have been quite consistent nothing is coming to mind right now.

Q5) Favourite Blog Post?

Of writing that I have done in the last year, I have to say that I love and will cherish my Disfigured and Disability: My Story blog post. I thought so much about myself and is not something that I speak about online myself. I have also wanted to write about it for a while so it is an accomplishment too!

Q6) Book you hate?

The November Criminals
I dislike a lot of negative things about books but I can not support a book that has Holocaust jokes. The November Criminals by Sam Munson has this so you can guess why I hate this book.
 This is still my answer. I have been doing this for so long and it remains the worse book I have read. Yes, it is that bad. Please never read this book. 

Q7) Which author do you want to meet and why?

I love John Green if you couldn't tell by the earlier post. I will probably never meet him but I really want to. This is the same answer for two years but I love the guy in a really platonic and admiration kind of way. I have been watching the VlogBrothers channel for the longest time and I just respect him as a writer. As I mentioned last year, I met Hank so I want to go two for two on the Green brothers. Also, I would love to meet Hank again too after his newfound TikTok fame.  

Q8) Current read?




I don't have an actual current read but I have been reading Daemon Voices by Philip Pullman for the longest time and I just want to finish it!

Q9) Next on your TBR?


Before The Coffee Gets Cold by Toshikazu Kawaguchi. I have wanted to read this for the longest time and although I have read the first part, I need to first it. I was enjoying it but I need to find the time to sit down and read it. It's only short as well! 


Q10) What is next for your blog?

More posts. Hopefully the consistent remains the same as I really love writing and this allows me to explore my thoughts and feelings. This is always good for my mental health even though I am really out of touch with the community. 

So that's it! I still can't believe that I have been blogging for six years and hope to see you all next year! 

See you soon, 

Amy

Comments

Kyrosmagica said…
Happy bloganniversary Amy!

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