My Writing Corner & An Announcement!

Hey Bookworms!

Before I tell you about my writing life, I have an announcement to make. Starting Monday I'll be on a vacation till the 10th of June. I won't be posting on the blog (but I'll be active on social media 😉) except for a Blitz I signed up for on 5th June. I'll miss you!

Now, about my writing life!

For this post, I'll just write about the beginning of my life as a 'writer’.

I think I started writing in the 7th grade. I remember collaborating with my bench partner on a poem, and I think that's where it began.

Though my favourite type of literature is novels, I also enjoy writing poems, and that's what I wrote up until I was 16.

Sometime in the October of 2016, a friend told me about Wattpad. And that's where my writing flourished. I wrote a novella there, and made some great friends too! Currently, I only have a poetry collection up there, which houses around 60 poems. Feel free to check it out:


I didn't have much time to write the last two years, because 10th and 12th grades are a big deal here and I had to focus on my studies.

But now that I'm free, I'm working on a fantasy novel, which has turned out to be the longest thing I've ever written—currently, it stands at a word count of 65,000 words—and it's nowhere near the end! Here's a sneak peek into my WIP!


Let me know what you think about it in the comments!

Oh, and Swibells is the pseudonym I use for writing! ♥️

Keep Reading!
Anky.

Review: In The Present Tense


Author: Carrie Pack.
Genre: LGBT, Adventure, Romance. 
Rating: 🍫🍫🍫🍫🍫

Blurb:

Miles Lawson goes to sleep dreaming of a future with his boyfriend Adam, but wakes to find he is married to Ana, an acquaintance from high school. When he learns he has been time traveling, Miles is consumed with finding a cure for his rare condition—and finding his first love.
Traveling more frequently, Miles assembles the puzzle pieces of his life and, in doing so, alienates his wife. As he loses control, Miles must realize that sometimes fixing your past mistakes means changing your future. But will he be able to convince Adam he is telling the truth before it’s too late?

Cover Review:

The cover is colorful and eye-catching. Definitely my type of cover. I loved it. 

Book Review:

The first thing I did after finishing this book was look for it's sequel. I found out that it releases in August, so I rushed to NetGalley and requested it. I seriously don't know how I'll live if my request is declined. 



This book is perfection. There's time travel, there's messy romance, there's YA and there's a whole lot of suspense. I mean, what's not to like? 

Despite their many flaws, Miles and Adam are such beautiful crafted characters. They're real. So is Bethany. 

I felt so many emotions while reading this book. I laughed, I cried, I felt afraid for them and I got angry. Damn did I get angry!


The character I hated the most though, was Ana. She wasn't supposed to be the villain in the story, but she's the one who I ended up hating the most. You'll know why when you read it. 

All in all, In The Present Tense was a beautiful, mesmerising page-turner that left me wanting for more. 


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