Category Archives: Writing

Trying Something New

This blog passed it’s nine year anniversary earlier this month.  Nine years ago, I rekindled my passion for amateur astronomy and photography, but along the way I decided to also review books and movies.  Then I thought returning to college … Continue reading

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Sunday Epiphanies

On any given Sunday, you’ll find me awake before sunrise.  Old, very old, habits die-hard.  I embrace being a morning person.  Only causes an issue when I want to toast in the new year since I generally turn into a … Continue reading

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Let’s Do Lunch at the Library

Most Saturdays you can find me hanging out at my local library over the lunch hour.  While it’s true I do devour books, I curb my appetite so that my favorite hard-working librarians can grab a bite to eat and … Continue reading

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How an independent bookstore took on anti-feminist trolls and won | Books | The Guardian

https://amp.theguardian.com/books/2017/jun/27/how-an-independent-bookstore-took-on-anti-feminist-trolls-and-won Great article to read first thing in the morning.  Solidarity in the feminist trenches with wit and humor.   It this statement by the author under attack which rang especially true for me: Speaking of the difficulties feminists face when … Continue reading

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Deconstructing Strong Female Characters

Over at Tor.com, Ilana Meyer offers up some great insights into writing characters of the female variety.  Here’s some excerpts that resonated with me: They should kick ass but have other talents; they shouldn’t necessarily kick ass because that’s been … Continue reading

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Grist for the Mill: What America’s Next Top Model Can Teach You About Publishing – http://www.kameronhurley.com/grist-for-the-mill-what-americas-next-top-model-can-teach-you-about-your-publishing-career/ Words of wisdom for young and old, models, actors and writers. Posted from WordPress for Android via my Samsung smartphone. Please excuse any misspellings. … Continue reading

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“The Unrecognized Trajectory of Slow Burn Success” by Janny Wurts — A Dribble of Ink

Browsing an unknown book on the internet requires the foresight that it is there! More, public opinion shoves the book’s data right into your face: ratings, reviews, numbers – crowd opinion leads the barrage. — Janny Wurts, “The Unrecognized Trajectory … Continue reading

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