Category Archives: blogging

Books, Cats and Yarn

Hi faithful readers! Not having internet at home has been awful, keeping me from watching deep-sea footage, monitoring volcanic eruptions, and updating my blog and social media sites. But, the weather is getting nicer again, and at least my blog … Continue reading

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Writing a Useful Book Review

Ratings tell you roughly how much I liked the book, but not much about why. Thus I am toying with adding categories to my reviews. What review tags do you use (or would you like to try in the future) when reviewing books? How do you manage your ratings system? Continue reading

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Reading Journal April 25-28

April 28, 2pm I finished 2 books since my last update- Hawke, by Ted Bell, and Assassin’s Apprentice, by Robin Hobb. Both are the first book in their respective series. I don’t know if I have the second book in … Continue reading

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Plans for 2016: Spotify Playlists

My favorite regular posts on this blog have always been the weekly 20-song playlists that I keep trying to resume. I like making them, and I tend to listen to them myself when I want a hand-picked ‘radio’ background while … Continue reading

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Daily Bookbag: 1 February 2015

I have some plans to get more music back onto Ravenmount soon, so that my blog does not just become a reading journal, but I like the idea of starting with one regular post series and adding in other stuff. … Continue reading

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Daily Bookbag: 24 Jan 2015

Today is National Readathon Day, in other words a great day to settle in and read a lot. With reading being such a solitary, private adventure, avid readers can incorporate some sort of social life into reading through group activities … Continue reading

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Daily Bookbag: 23 Jan 2015

I spent far too long today playing with wax, my trial and error candle-making experiments for which I obtained some more old candles yesterday. Still, since my days start ~noonish, instead of 7-8am like normal people seem to prefer, my … Continue reading

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Ravenmount 2.0

I will most definitely be reading and writing about books that relate to the music and entertainment world. I’ll be seeking out biographies, histories, memoirs, and fiction that address the music world in some way, and posting book reviews on this blog for them. … I will also still be reviewing music, and I’m starting up my weekly spotify playlists and other weekly music posts…. Continue reading

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How Do You Find New Music?

As a#music-blogger I always hope that my blog is helping people in my town find great new local music, and sometimes I am sure this is working fine. Still, I have to wonder how most people find new music. Do … Continue reading

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This week’s posts on Bubblews

I found myself a new toy this week, a ‘social blogging’ site called Bubblews. It’s anyone’s guess how long this site will last or how useful it might be, but I wrote a few posts on it so far. You … Continue reading

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