I've been pretty absent from this pretty underdeveloped blog lately. I've written about my busy life and my struggles with finding time for reading, and don't worry, I won't rehash that here.
But I do want to share some of the important things in my life. I am an English major and a Women's Studies minor. I am figuring out who I am. I watch Netflix too much. I am a feminist. I read classics and I read stereotypical YA fiction that I sometimes hide when I'm in public so people don't see the titles (I love Sarah Mlynowski, but her latest book is called I See London, I See France, and I wasn't exactly thrilled to tell people that). I love writing, but I haven't written in a long time. Some days are better than others. I am a college student who still has braces and if you think that isn't rough, think again. I am a girl who wants to blog but is terrible at keeping up with it.
I took a Women Writers class last semester, and one of my favorite things I learned was that Nathaniel Hawthorne once wrote that "America is now wholly given over to a damned mob of scribbling women, and I should have no chance of success while the public is occupied with their trash."
That's right, Nate, so you'd better get started on another book where you get to punish a woman for having sex outside of marriage.
Anyway. Since I don't always have coherent thoughts about the books I do have time to read, and I do have thoughts about a lot of other things in my life (these thoughts' coherence are to be judged at a later date), I'm working on a couple changes with this blog.
First of all, the title. Welcome to "Ramblings of a Scribbling Woman."
So, I'm still going to have book reviews and ramblings, but I'm also going to write about other things--things going on in my life, things I've been thinking about for a while, things about television or movies, things about college.
I have a week and a half until I go back to school, and I am spending time developing new posts and ideas. And then? We'll see where it goes.