Are You Ready for Jólabókaflóð
If you aren't sure what Jólabókaflóð is, you are in for a treat. It is the greatest holiday tradition you never knew about, and will want to work into your holiday from now on~if you're a book lover, that is. And I'm guessing, since you're here, you are! Jólabókaflóð is the Icelandic tradition of giving books as gifts on the eve of the holiday, then spending the day/evening reading them while enjoying a hot beverage of your choice, often jólabland (orange soda and malt/beer). Myself, I go for hot cocoa, but you do you. Jólabókaflóð (pronounced yo-la-bok-a-flot) originated circa world war II when many things were rationed, but paper wasn't one of them. Couple that with Icelanders deeply ingrained love for books, and it swiftly became a tradition embraced and beloved by the entire country. In mid-November, a catalogue of new book releases is created, everyone puts in their orders, and then the books are given as gifts on the eve of the holiday and everyone nestles i
Isn’t that a great feeling to have with your characters? I love mine, even the ones I hate. I know that no matter what happens I’ll still love them and the series. Whether I receive great reviews, bad, or none at all I’m very happy with it/them.ReplyDelete
I’m glad to know I’m not the only one who has held onto their stories in their imagination for so long. It’s just amazing to me how they grow just like "real" people.
That top picture is remarkable. Where is it? And from what time period?
Congratulations on getting near the end. Hopefully you’ll be able to get some sleep in-between the driving urges to write.
It is great. Love for my characters is what keeps me writing and enjoying their worlds.ReplyDelete
I'm so excited for you that your book is on Amazon now! Fingers crossed for great reviews. The top picture is of a Tibetan Monestry, fantastic isn't it? Sleep, what's that? :)
I also love the pic of the Tibetan Monastery. I can see how this would inspire you. Congrats on your chapters, I love a productive week!ReplyDelete