Valerie Rutherford (fireflys_locket) wrote,
Valerie Rutherford
fireflys_locket

  • Mood:
  • Music:

June 2020 Favorites

I don't have a lot of new favorites this month. Mostly continuing with some previous favorites. Lots of Let's Plays, especially. And I'm trying to love my own work again. Both by allowing myself to genuinely enjoy my story and by allowing myself to enjoy time away from working without guilt. When I take down the pressure level, my edits actually become an escape when the stress is overwhelming.

The O.C.: I didn't watch The O.C. when I was a teenager, and now I really wish I had! Much like YA books, teen shows tend to be my thing. But it's especially fun seeing the makeup and technology from 2003-2004! And the music! And also, I ship Ryan/Marissa A LOT! I'm only eight episodes in, but I'm enjoying it so much.

Angela Via: So, going even further back to 2000, a singer named Angela Via had a hit single, at least among the preteens of the time. She had two songs on the Pokemon movie albums. And she recorded a full album that sadly never got released. But as it went back in the time of Napster, the album was leaked, and ten/eleven-year-old me was obsessed with it. Particularly, the song I Don't Care. Angela's album was a major inspiration for Gina, the older version of Jane you'll meet in Book Two. And recently, I tracked down Angela's two released singles from 2000 for my singles collection.

This was another rough month, as I'm sure most of you can agree, and I'm sending so much love out to anyone who is struggling right now. I hope positive change comes out of all this pain. But please, remember to care of yourselves. Change is a long process. We need to replenish ourselves so we can keep moving forward.
Tags: fandom, magic inc, monthly favorites, music, tv shows, writing
Subscribe

  • Fluttering Nerves

    I've been creating. Writing parts of Book Three, taking outline notes for future books, editing parts of back burner stories, even making formatting…

  • Detours

    Part of me so desperately wants to be "writing again", claiming the active identity of writer and author. Another part of me is screaming out in…

  • I Was There

    I'm in a very weird space of "in-between" right now. Not totally done with marketing for Book Two, but also already wanting to move on…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 0 comments