My book haul video from my MFA residency this year! Books and authors mentioned in the video: Books in my MFA Book Haul: The Ambivalent Memoirist: Obsessions Digressions Epiphanies by Sandra Hurtes Sandra’s web site The Patron Saint of Dreams:… Continue Reading
If you talk to me about books for any length of time, it’s not long before my blatant love of audiobooks shines through. While my most preferred book format will likely always be print books, there is a very special… Continue Reading
The next book in my 2015 Reading Challenge is a book based on its cover. I chose Afterworlds by Scott Westerfeld. View the other books I read for this challenge. Have you ever read book based on its cover?
Every Tuesday, I’ll post a video about a certain book- or reading-related topic. This week I discuss whether or not it’s rude to interrupt someone when they’re reading. What do you think? Is it rude?
I gave the book 4 stars and really liked the way the author, Matthew Quick, portrayed mental illness and the difficulties of day-to-day life. The movie felt too much watered-down for me, like they took a heavy and gritty… Continue Reading
This is my first book in the 2015 Reading Challenge. View all books that I’ve read for this challenge here. For my book task, “a funny book” I chose Let’s Explore Diabetes With Owls by David Sedaris, which is a… Continue Reading
Do it! Don’t do it! I see this thing that happens in the writing world. Someone poses a question about writing and there are two responses. There are the ones who say, “Well, you shouldn’t do…” or “Agents don’t like… Continue Reading
In hopes of getting my YouTube channel into somewhat of a more coherent shape, I’ve officially joined BookTube. In this video, I answer the 7 “newbie tag” questions. Please watch and subscribe! There will be plenty of bookish videos including… Continue Reading
I initially gave this book a 4-star rating after debating for a while. I would have gone with 4.5, but you know, Goodreads has no half stars (let’s get on that already!). Now that some time has passed and… Continue Reading
We’re always looking for new places to publish short stories, right? (If you aren’t, you should be!) Here’s one that’s pretty awesome. The Dragon’s Rocketship, a Facebook group dedicated to all things fantasy and sci-fi—where lots of writers hang out—is… Continue Reading