Darned Good Deals for the Dog Days

As the saying goes, "The road to hell is paved with good intentions," and I spent this past week laying my share of asphalt. Yes, despite my good intentions, I DIDN'T finish the book I wanted to review, nor have I done much of anything except pull my hair out.  But! I did sign up for … Continue reading Darned Good Deals for the Dog Days

Friday Frippery: Famous Authors’ Rejections

Thanks to an ever-growing pile of rejections I've collected over the past few months, I've been pondering the place of the rejection letter in the life of a writer. Am I submitting to the wrong places? Does my work need to be more polished? Is it simply supply and demand? Each of those questions could … Continue reading Friday Frippery: Famous Authors’ Rejections

Book Review: Slaughterhouse-Five

In this review, I begrudgingly bow to Kurt Vonnegut. I never wanted to like Vonnegut, and I think it probably has very little to do with Vonnegut himself. I've always associated him with a good friend's weird ex-boyfriend who thought he was very clever, had opinions on everything, and was obsessed with Vonnegut. Being, at … Continue reading Book Review: Slaughterhouse-Five