Blogger Recognition Award

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I was delighted to spot about a month or so ago (I’m terrible at doing tags in a timely fashion!) that my lovely friend Steph from A Little But A Lot had tagged me in the Blogger Recognition Award, and my WordPress hadn’t notified me that she’d linked to my blog! Eventually I realised, as I saw that the post was a referrer to my blog, so I knew that I had to the award – it always feels like such an honour to be thought of by a blogger friend for something like that.

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Tips for Balancing Reading and Revision

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Every year, a problem that is faced by bookworm students and some bookworm adults all over the world is exams. Instead of being able to devote all free time to reading, time has to instead be divided between reading and revision, and finding a balance can be tricky. After all, the revision needs to be done, but it’s nice to be able to fit in some time for hobbies too – you can’t be an exam machine, and it isn’t good for you to spend all your time revising. However, it wouldn’t be a good idea to do no revision in favour of reading. Today I’ve decided to put together some tips for finding a balance between reading and revision during exam season, whether you’ve got end of year internal exams, or big public exams.

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Tips for NaNoWriMo

It’s almost November, which means it’s also time for people to begin NaNoWriMo, or National Novel Writing Month. While I have never attempted NaNoWriMo (November is always a very busy month for me, and I have to put other things first), I did write 50,000 words earlier this year in July’s Camp NaNo, so I do have a bit of experience with the process. Also, I have read around it a fair amount, as I thought it sounded quite intimidating, and wanted advice for approaching it. Now I thought it would be fun to write a post myself on tips for completing NaNoWriMo.

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