I’m hoping to start a new feature here on the blog. So many people have started baking again since the pandemic, including me, and I thought it would be fun to share recipes. Since this is primarily a writing blog … Continue reading Calling Writers Who Bake!
With the pandemic now (arguably) in it’s 8th month, I’ve been noticing lots of talk about books on social media. It looks like reading is enjoying a boom and that’s a good thing! In the past few months, though, I find that my reading choices are pickier than usual. Memoirs and Poetry are probably my favorite genres but I have loved a good dystopian novel (read Blindness by Jose Saramago or Station Eleven by Emily St. Mandel). However, I seem to have lost my taste for the dystopian in books and in tv. When I try to read or watch, … Continue reading Pandemic Reading: Writers Share Their Picks
With the holidays upon us I decided to go ahead and post my fourth quarter Favorites . I’m currently reading some books I plan to review here plus I have a post or two percolating so I don’t think I’ll … Continue reading Favorite Reads, Last Quarter-ish
This isn’t a great pic – I took it with my iPad from my side yard. I was out with the dogs and happened to spy the pink glow through the trees. The sky was pink striped! The clouds … Continue reading Tiny Moments: The light through the trees.
#TPQ5: CHARLOTTE HAMRICK — Read on The Poetry Question. Looking for a good read to get you through the dragging ass of summer? Check out my recommendations in The Poetry Question today. Continue reading #TPQ5: CHARLOTTE HAMRICK
Well, I’m a little more behind with my First Quarter story picks than I’d like. Napowrimo took up quite a bit of my writing time and attention so I suppose that’s as good a reason as any. I hope y’all … Continue reading Favorite CNF, First Quarter
Here they are, a few of my favorite poems for the first quarter of 2019. Every one of these poets are new to me and I’m so excited about sharing them here and following their work going forward. Enjoy! Vagabond … Continue reading First Quarter Favorites: The Poets
Remember in one of my recent posts I mentioned I planned to write a quarterly post of my favorite reads? The first one will post the first week of April so, yeah, I’ve been saving links from my reading and … Continue reading 4 for Friday: Spreading the Writer Luv ❤️
Love, by Norwegian writer Hanne Ørstavik and translated by Martin Aitken, is a strange little book. At 125 pages it should have been a very quick read but it ended up taking me a week. I’m not sure exactly why … Continue reading WiTM: Love
A Womans Story, by French writer Annie Ernaux and translated by Tanya Leslie, is a memoir about the author’s mother. The author begins writing not quite three weeks after the funeral in an attempt to come to terms with her mother’s … Continue reading WiTM: A Woman’s Story