A Reflection on How Life, Reading, & Blogging Went in 2020 // Opening Up About My Feelings of Burn-Out

The first month of 2021 is almost over.

I meant to post my 2020 wrap-up earlier, but, of course, I’m me, so it’s coming to you late. Just like the title suggests, this post is just a general overview of what 2020 was like for me in different aspects of my life. Of course, 2020 had its downs, but I’m really happy that there were some ups too!

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December Wrap-up // Leaving My House for the First Time in 10 Months (Not Clickbait)

The dumpster fire of a year that is 2020 is over.

I would say I’m thankful, but it’s not like all the problems from last year are going to magically disappear. : ( The world is very much still a scary and flawed place. Please take some time to educate yourself on issues around the world and maybe sign some petitions.

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Interview with Xiran Jay Zhao, Author of Iron Widow // Writing Advice, Anime, & More

I’m very excited for today’s post (which is my first in a long time… I’ll address that at the end of the post)!

If you’re on book twitter or maybe YouTube, you probably know Xiran Jay Zhao, author of Iron Widow, coming Fall 2021! I think that they’re one of the funniest people on the Internet, and I highly recommend following one of their social accounts if you haven’t yet—not only will you laugh, but you’ll probably also learn an interesting tidbit about Chinese history. Iron Widow is one of my and many other people’s most anticipated 2021 releases, and I’m so thankful that I got the chance to interview Xiran. (This is the first in what I hope to be a series of author interviews on my blog—exciting!)

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September Wrap-up // School Ate All My Time, But I Was Surprisingly Able to Write!!

Hi, long time no see.

It’s been two weeks since my last post, and I usually post at least once a week so this is weird for me. Sorry for disappearing! Anyways, since a certain TERF’s transphobic book was announced in September, I’d like to direct you to this thread containing donation links and petitions to sign in order to help Black trans lives.

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August Wrap-up // Starting School, Burning Out, & Being on TV??

Just like that, another month of 2020 is gone.

I’m such a broken record, but wow, August flew by in a blink! I don’t even wanna know how long it’s been since I left my house lmao. But, keeping with my promise to highlight one issue that needs attention in all my monthly wrap-ups, please consider donating to a colon cancer charity in order to honor Chadwick Boseman. Here is a thread of charities.

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