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Writing (nope) and Reading (nope) in 2020

In a pandemic, genre fiction was my only reading pleasure. Why? Continue reading

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Book Recommendations for Ali

The other day, my office mate Ali was unpacking a box of books onto our bookshelves. Naturally, that got us talking about what we like to read, and we started  recommending favorites to each other. I knew we’d forget everything … Continue reading

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Changing My Relationship to A Wrinkle in Time

The film version of A Wrinkle in Time is coming to theaters soon. March 9. Every time I see the trailer, I get teary-eyed. I get chills. The emotions I feel, seeing my favorite novel from my childhood — indeed, … Continue reading

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2013: A Year In Reading

Time for my annual tradition of analyzing my reading for the year (I guess if you do it more than once, it’s a tradition, right?). Goodreads sent me a link to my “year in books” and, honestly, it looked pretty … Continue reading

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Abundance, or A Good Problem To Have

I have so many books to read right now, it’s making me a little giddy. I was having a slow time for a while, where I really had nothing that grabbed me and said, “Read me! Right now!” Now I … Continue reading

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2012: A Year In Reading

In previous years, I’ve seen lots of bloggers write posts in January about all the books they read the previous year and the goals they’re setting for the coming year. I always wondered how they managed to do it, and then realized, … Continue reading

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Save My Place, Will You?

I almost never use a bookmark. This is due in part to my nearly perfect memory for the written word, so that when I pick the book up again, I can turn to my page based on the muscle memory of … Continue reading

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How Not To Build Suspense…

Sometimes, it really sucks being a writer.  Like when you’re just trying to enjoy a book. I recently read a book, a YA fantasy with a fairy tale feel to it, partly as “market research” but also because this is the kind of … Continue reading

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