Category Archives: Books

Waiting in Westeros

NOTE: This post may contain a few Song of Ice and Fire/Dance with Dragons spoilers, or at least some ideas about where things might go. I try to avoid that, but want to give fair warning just in case. Last … Continue reading

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What I’ve Learned From My “Song of Ice and Fire” Addiction

Everyone knows that part of becoming a better writer is reading.  Over the years, even during my losing battles with writer’s block, I’ve kept that part of the bargain. I can’t remember a time since I was 10 years old … Continue reading

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Scaring the Crows

Lately, I’ve been trying to expand my reading horizons. Much of what I’ve written lately has been short fiction. However, I tend to read more book-length works. When I thought about it, I realized that other than anything put out by … Continue reading

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Go the F*** To Sleep

My dad and I don’t talk much about my writing. Oh, sure, he’d like to see me make it. What father doesn’t want his daughter’s dream to come true? But he’s not a reader himself, and definitely not into writing, … Continue reading

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Discovering eFiction

I have been devouring the first book George R. R. Martin’s Game of Throne series like a girl with PMS attacks a box of chocolates. Since there are three more books to go, this venture has turned my summer reading … Continue reading

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Reading in the Moment

I’m often guilty of forgetting to live in the moment. Instead of being fully present, I’m counting down the minutes to the weekend, making a to-do list, or plotting out a story. I try to be in the here and now, … Continue reading

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