If you haven’t noticed, I’ve been playing around with the layout here at the Shadowed Quill. Please excuse the cluttered text. I should have it all ironed out soon enough.
Just finished reading Jim Butcher’s latest book, Cold Days. It’s the fourteenth book in the Dresden Files (15th if you include Side Jobs, a collection of short stories in the same universe). So much better than the previous novel. Not that Ghost Story wasn’t good, it just didn’t quite have the oomph I come expect in this series.
I didn’t do one of my Halfway Through Book Reviews on it. I chalk that up to quick reading (although I did my best to stretch it out). When I remembered that I should do one, I was already well passed the midway point. Also, I find that even halfway through one of the later novels, there are spoilers to the previous novels. Since the whole point of the HTBR is to prevent spoilers, I opted not to do that.
Over at my other site, The Parking Lot Confessional, we’ve altered the structure over there as well as the tone, but still keeping true to our writing roots. In the last week alone I’ve posted three times (here, here, and here if you’re interested). Sorry if that makes people here feel a little cheated on. I’ll do better.
My bathroom project is about to wrap up as well. I’ll post more pictures when that’s done. So all in all, 2013 is shaping up nicely so far. How’s yours coming?