We are using cookies to provide statistics that help us give you the best experience of our site. You can find out more in our Terms and Conditions. By continuing to use the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies.
Blog

 

Blog your heart out

I’ve been tagged by the lovely Katie Lamb to take part in Blog Your Heart Out.

I answer 5 set questions about myself and my blog(s), then tag in other great bloggers to give their answers. It’s a brilliant way of getting to know fellow bloggers by answering the questions you want to know the answers to.

Blog your heart out logo

Who/What encouraged you to start blogging?
I started my first blog literaturekitty.co.uk a few years ago. I had finished uni and been working in publishing for a while and missed the kind of reading and analysis of literature I did on my English Lit course. I’ve always enjoyed looking at language, and yes, I am a grammar nazi. That’s why it takes me so long to write posts. I read everything ten times over in case there are any mistakes and am still never happy with it! I started stickerkitten.co.uk more recently as I have always loved stickers and collected them since I was little. I kept buying them and wanted to share them with everyone! My hubby built both my websites for me and encouraged me to blog, and now he is a web designer and likes to constantly re-invent my sites!

How did you choose what to blog about?
It was easy to focus on the two things I love – books and stickers! Stickerkitten eventually evolved into a craft blog as I got more and more into cardmaking. I’m not even sure how it happened – I think I couldn’t resist all the shiny things in Hobbycraft and then I had to start making cards so I could do something with it all!

What is something most people don`t know about you?
I’m a pretty open person so there’s not a lot people don’t know! If you ask, I’ll tell ya. Perhaps that I’m a secret nerd and play computer games (when I actually have time…).

What three words describe your style?
In terms of cardmaking – vintage, layered, die-cut.

What do you love to do when you are not blogging?
My favourite thing is obvs cardmaking and crafting. Other than that I like going to Zumba and I’m also learning Spanish. Sometimes I bake. Badly. I love reading and watching various TV shows – Game of Thrones, The Walking Dead, True Blood – plus trashy TV like Secret Eaters! I also seem to waste a lot of time mooching around online when I should be getting on with something productive. I also work full time as a production editor for an academic publisher. I oversee the copyediting, typesetting and proofreading processes and send books to press – tis a fun job, and I get to indulge my love of grammar checking proofs. I also learn a lot from the bits of books I read as I’m working on them (in the areas of philosophy, history, theatre, language and linguistics, literature, Middle Eastern studies, media etc).

Now it’s your turn! I tag:

Rebecca Holmes: http://fibrokittydesigns.blogspot.co.uk/

Denise Fletcher: http://denisefletcher60.wordpress.com/

Paula Whittaker: http://justforoneday11.blogspot.co.uk/

James Douglas: http://jdouglasphotography.co.uk/

Comments

  1. Katie | May 13, 2014 Reply

    This is so much fun xx
    My grammar must do your nut in, if it wasn’t for spell checker nothing I write would make sense. I play video games too used to be Final Fantasy and Resident Evil before they started making rubbish sequels. Now its Facebook and android app games when they work. I watch Storage hunters and a lot of those reality paranormal shows for some reason they are rather interesting to watch. Sometimes they scare me to the point where I turn all the lights on in the house to make sure nothing is lurking.

  2. Paula W | May 14, 2014 Reply

    Many thanks for the tag xx

Leave a comment