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Top Five Best Books I Read This Fall

I got a lot of reading done this fall, both new reads and re-reads, but these five were above and beyond the others. Here are the top five best books I read this fall, added in alphabetical order! Belles on their Toes by Ernestine Gilbreth Carey and Frank B. Gilbreth Jr. Life is very different now in the … Continue reading Top Five Best Books I Read This Fall

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Writing Prompts

Writing Prompts, February 2018 Edition

Writing Prompts is part of a monthly installment where I post ten writing prompts to help kickstart your writing.  February's Ten Writing Prompts Draft a speech your speaker would give at their high school's ten year reunion. Write a story/poem/chapter about a shipwreck. Your character wakes up to find there is no one else with them on … Continue reading Writing Prompts, February 2018 Edition

Writing Prompts

Writing Prompts, January 2018 Edition

Writing Prompts is part of a monthly installment where I post ten writing prompts to help kickstart your writing.  January's Ten Writing Prompts Your character, who is already an adult, finds out their parents are about to have another child. What happens next? Your character sits down at a booth at their favorite restaurant. When they look up, … Continue reading Writing Prompts, January 2018 Edition

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James River Writer’s Conference 2017

Two weeks late isn't bad! This year marked my fourth year attending a JRW Conference, which I considered impressive until someone told me she had been to every single one-- this year marked both her and the conference's 15th year. True to tradition, I spent entirely too much money on books (and it was well … Continue reading James River Writer’s Conference 2017

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#RiotGrams Day 30: Bookish Totes and/or Tees

#RiotGrams Day 30: Bookish Totes and/or Tees What I've learned from taking these pics is that I spend entirely too much money on Out of Print merch! #RiotGrams is a hashtag started by Book Riot. They give a theme for each day of the month (they don’t do it every month, but they’re doing it … Continue reading #RiotGrams Day 30: Bookish Totes and/or Tees

#RiotGrams Day 29: A Favorite Hobby

#RiotGrams Day 29: A Favorite Hobby I love to garden and I just got this copy of Vita Sackville-West's Illustrated Garden book. It is gorgeous.  #RiotGrams is a hashtag started by Book Riot. They give a theme for each day of the month (they don’t do it every month, but they’re doing it for June) and you post … Continue reading #RiotGrams Day 29: A Favorite Hobby

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#RiotGrams Day 28: Spine Poetry

#RiotGrams Day 28: Spine Poetry A Tree Grows in Brooklyn / The God of Small Things / Tender is the Night / Tomorrow Will Be Different #RiotGrams is a hashtag started by Book Riot. They give a theme for each day of the month (they don’t do it every month, but they’re doing it for … Continue reading #RiotGrams Day 28: Spine Poetry

#RiotGrams Day 27: Retro Cover Fun

#RiotGrams Day 27: Retro Cover Fun My mom's 1970 copy of Anne of Avonlea is well-worn. #RiotGrams is a hashtag started by Book Riot. They give a theme for each day of the month (they don’t do it every month, but they’re doing it for June) and you post a “book-ish” picture on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter… basically … Continue reading #RiotGrams Day 27: Retro Cover Fun

#RiotGrams Day 26: Childhood Read

#RiotGrams Day 26: Childhood Read I couldn't choose just one, which was also the situation in my childhood. #RiotGrams is a hashtag started by Book Riot. They give a theme for each day of the month (they don’t do it every month, but they’re doing it for June) and you post a “book-ish” picture on … Continue reading #RiotGrams Day 26: Childhood Read

#RiotGrams Day 25: True Stories

#RiotGrams Day 25: True Stories I've laughed and cried over these; not to mention they have gorgeous covers. #RiotGrams is a hashtag started by Book Riot. They give a theme for each day of the month (they don’t do it every month, but they’re doing it for June) and you post a “book-ish” picture on … Continue reading #RiotGrams Day 25: True Stories