Tag Archives: writing

BriefINKS O’Plenty: or, Ten Seconds at a Time

Here’s the sad tale of reading/not reviewing. I have a gazillion books that I’ve consumed over the past several months, and like my grandfather used to complain about, there’s a ginormous backup. Instead of ingesting prunes to help... Read More | Share it now!

#NaNoWriMo Is Here!

For those of you who see this mashup of letters on your way into, out of and throughout the month of November (and have no idea what they mean), November is National Novel Writing Month. At nanowrimo.org, you can create your own account and get lots of... Read More | Share it now!

What Words Give You the Heebie Jeebies?

Everyone has at least one word that they can’t stand. For whatever reason, it brings a certain picture into your mind that makes you uncomfortable or just the sound of it is unpleasant. I was just reading something, and the word... Read More | Share it now!

But something’s on the horizon: ‘No Alligators in Sight’ by Kirsten B. Feldman #Review #COYER #BPRAT

Honesty time: I have put this book off forever. At least a year, if not longer. And that’s not cool, especially since someone sent it to me to review. An actual book. I tried to start it a while ago, and just couldn’t get into it, so I let... Read More | Share it now!

Sorry and Henceforth

My posts since summer have shown me to be a vagarious correspondent at best. I have still remained a reader; my problem is in the creating of the reviews of these books. I probably have 20 books that I have read for which I need to post critiques. Last... Read More | Share it now!

Release Week Book Review: ‘Twerp’ by Mark Goldblatt

What a nice present for Mr. Goldblatt. His latest novel, Twerp, was published a week and a half before his June 8th birthday. One thing I find myself thinking about a lot when I read is the distinct split between the then and now of technology. To be... Read More | Share it now!

Release Day Book Review: ‘Dare You To’ by Katie McGarry

The Low Down: It all starts with a stupid bet. Ryan and his best friend, Chris, are trying to see how many phone numbers they can get from the girls they encounter one evening. And Ryan doesn’t like to lose. But, unfortunately for Ryan, Chris chooses... Read More | Share it now!

Let’s Review: Where Do You Read?

For some reason, a few of the books I have been reading lately make me feel like I am slogging my way through a swamp instead of transporting me in a way that makes me forget about my surroundings. It’s been perfect reading weather, too: cold... Read More | Share it now!

Today I Am Writing, So I Will Leave You With This Image…

This week has been pretty crappy, what with the creeping crud and extra-cranky kid (NOT a morning person) and printer issues and probs with my fax software and occasional mild teen drama. The good that happened (yes, there was good) like having the... Read More | Share it now!