Hello February!

Hello February! It’s finally the month of the Oscars, the end of my MA thesis and the start of my new semester at university. Keep reading for my thoughts on the previous month and the one that has just begun. I’ve decided I really don’t like January. It’s cold and grey and rainy, and although…

Hello 2019!

To make New Year’s Resolutions or not? That’s the question at the beginning of every new year, isn’t it? Today I’m writing down my thoughts on the annual collective goal-setting and (spoiler-alert!) sharing some of my own goals for 2019. I never really know what to think of New Year’s Resolutions. I still don’t know…

AFW Christmas Gift Guide for Book Lovers

The ultimate gifts for book lovers, selected by a book lover.  Welcome to the very first Almost Famous Writer gift guide of 2018! In the first of six (!) installments, I’ll be sharing my top tips for buying a book lover the perfect Christmas present. No wait, scratch that. There’s no such thing as the…

Hello December!

Hello December! It’s all happening: the countdown to Christmas, the endless listening to my fave Smith & Burrows Cd, and… the one and only Almost Famous Writer Advent Calendar! Oh yes, it’s back and bigger and better: the one and only Almost Famous Writer Advent Calendar! In the month of December, there’ll be a fresh…

Hello November!

Every time a new month rolls around and I sit down to write these updates, I feel like so much has happened and I have so much to tell. October was a month of transition, not just in the seasonal sense, but also in my life, with my new internship, my pre-master, my MA thesis…

Hello September!

The first of September does kind of feel like the first of January, doesn’t it? It’s a fresh start,  a new beginning and an opportunity to completely refresh. Perhaps I even like the first of September more, because it means Autumn is almost upon us (hello fluffy blankets, chai tea lattes and cinnamon-scented candles) and…

Hello 2018! // Editorial

With the end of one year and the arrival of a new one, usually comes a time of reflection. Looking back at 2017, I feel like it has just passed me by. I originally wanted to write a 17 highlights of 2017 post, but before I knew it, 2018 had arrived already and it just…

Hello December! // Editorial

Hello everyone! Welcome to the new and improved Almost Famous Writer! While I’m writing this, I really do feel like this is the beginning of something new and fresh and exciting. Even though I’ve been writing and publishing articles on Almost Famous Writer for a few years now, only a couple of weeks ago I…

Hello September! // Editorial

Hello… it’s me! I was wondering if after all these weeks you’d like to read what I’ve been up to over the Summer – because, let’s be honest, the past couple of weeks (months?!) have been full of radio-silence. I feel like so much has happened, and so much is currently happening, since I’ve last…