Celebrating four years on February 10! These past couple years have seen a lot of change on my little blog. At the end of 2016 I tried to write my frustrations about the political climate, but I felt inadequate in the face of ignorance. The election made me realize how much I care about politics, … More Belated Blog Birthday | Four Year Blog Anniversary!
Guys, in case you haven’t noticed, there have been some changes to my blog! New URL! I am retiring the hahanella.com URL in place of heather-allen.com. It’s more streamlined and professional. I’ve actually been holding on to the heather-allen.com URL for a while and I was planning on starting a separate website. It was only … More Blog Updates!
This blog has been running longer than any relationship I’ve ever been in, so I’m pretty damn proud of that. I could wax poetic about commitments and writing and all that jazz, but I am not sure what I could say that wouldn’t sound pretentious. Instead, here are some of my favorite posts from the … More Two Year Blog Anniversary!
See the fireworks Carbtastic, Nerdtastic, Fantastic created by blogging on WordPress.com. Check out their 2015 annual report. Source: See the #fireworks I created by blogging on #WordPressDotCom. My 2015 annual report.
Dearest readers, I’ve had a fantastic couple of weeks that I would like to share with you! Part 1 is about Women of Letters, Season 2 that was hosted at Joe’s at The Public on October 7, 2015. Part 2 is about my weekend at New York Comic Con a few days later, October 9-11! … More Let’s Catch Up (Part 2): New York Comic Con #NYCC 2015!
Dearest readers, I’ve had a fantastic couple of weeks that I would like to share with you! Part 1 is about Women of Letters, Season 2 that was hosted at Joe’s at The Public on October 7, 2015. Part 2 is about my weekend at New York Comic Con a few days later, October 9-11! … More Let’s Catch Up (Part 1): Women of Letters, Season 2
Many thanks to Natascha, My So-Called YA Life, for nominating me! Also, check out the post we did on Around the World in 80 Books! 1. What was the first and last book you read? First book? Dr. Suess maybe, last book was The Color Purple. 2. Why do you read the books you read? I … More LIEBSTER AWARD!
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There’s really no “what if” about it. In the coming weeks, 80 Books Blog will be starting a podcast. But, we want your help. We want to know what you want to hear most (and TQ just wanted to make a poll). So vote below on several…
My blog is one-year-old today! I actually committed to something! This has never happened before with any hobby I have attempted (scrap-booking, blogging in the high school, electric guitar…). It’s weird and exhilarating. Having this blog takes my mind off work and gives me a platform to express myself. When I first started this blog I … More Happy First Birthday!
I have spent so much time doing one particular thing and now I don’t have to do that thing anymore and I have started to wonder what to do with myself and how I’ve been defining myself by this thing. (How much of my grammar has to be sacrificed–hello, run on sentence–for the sake of making a … More Quarter Life Existential Crisis