Category Archives: Reading

Grandmom Goes “Grey”

One of the best and worst things that happened to me in 2012 was that I broke my Kindle. I am both a voracious reader and a broke paycheck-to-paycheck schmuck. It isn’t hard to understand why I’d put the death … Continue reading

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Chicken Soup and Other Goings-On in my Wordworld

After a month or so of really struggling to hit the mark with my writing goals, I’m happy to report that I’ve come out swingin’ in the last two weeks. Oh, during the downtime, I DID write. But I wasn’t … Continue reading

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I Might Have Been

My regular Tuesday post has been waylaid by that crazy little thing called life. So, what might I have been doing rather than getting my Tuesday rant or tale in tip-top shape and ready to roll? – I might have been … Continue reading

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11/22/63

There are many things in life that I enjoy enough to wait for with giddy anticipation, like a kid who just knows when she looks outside that she’ll be waking up to a school-free snow day. Any time Stephen King releases … Continue reading

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A Winner, A Contest and A “Just Wondering …”

I’ll keep my mental meanderings short today, because I know that what you’re all waiting for is the Life List Club giveaway winner announcement … But before I get there, I do have a question for my fellow writers, especially … Continue reading

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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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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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