This past week I took an unintentional and unexpected journey. No, I didn't travel miles of peril-fraught lands in the company of dwarves to burgle a dragon's lair, but I did journey to the ER! I had acquired a kidney stone and then sepsis, so my excursion lasted a few days. It may surprise you, … Continue reading An unexpected journey: Updates from the blog
The Color of Magic by Terry Pratchett A (hopefully) succinct and informative review! Summary The Color of Magic takes place in the fantasy world of Discworld, a flat, planetary disc carried on the backs of four enormous elephants standing on the shell of Great A'Tuin, a space-traversing sea turtle. With that fantastical premise, the story … Continue reading Book Review- The Color of Magic
I might not be the most fastidious when it comes to regular blogging, but this month I at least have a good reason! I've upped my game when it comes to reading and writing. As much as I really love keeping up this blog, I think my time (and maybe yours, too) is better spent … Continue reading Read, reading, and to be read
Q: How do you survive an entire day of driving with a carsickness-prone preschooler and an infant? A: Coffee, snacks, your best Disney playlists, and AUDIOBOOKS. And what better stories to introduce to your kids for the first time than those of Narnia? As previously mentioned on this blog, I'm forever in love with C.S. … Continue reading Audio Review: The Chronicles of Narnia
Well hello! I'm back from Maine with a brand new book review for you! Sure, I got zero writing done, but it was a time of soul refreshment and wonderful family moments that I'm already treasuring and DEFINITELY needed. And, like I said, I got to READ! You can expect a review of Terry Pratchett's Color … Continue reading Book Review: Binti by Nnedi Okorafor
It's here! Pennsylvania's Emerging Writers: An Anthology of Fiction is printed and ready to ship to your mailbox TODAY! Pick up your own copy to read my contribution, "The Rift," and let me know what you think! I love anthologies because they provide a place to sample many voices at a time, especially newer voices that you may … Continue reading Published TODAY! Pennsylvania’s Emerging Writers Anthology
I want to say I'm sorry that I won't have much to post for you this coming week, but I'm not sorry AT ALL. Tomorrow my family and I will be heading north to our little slice of paradise, a rustic cabin on a logging lake in Downeast Maine. Maine is often referred to as … Continue reading To Vacationland!