Category Archives: reading

I got a Kindle!

I got a Kindle Touch for my birthday!! (Thanks, Mom and Dad!) LOVE it. I read a lot more. Partially because I can check out a lot of books from the library without actually having to GO (which is kind … Continue reading

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Ebooks and instant dictionary

Surfing the internet is great, but in my current pregnancy moodiness, I found Pinterest and blog-hopping becoming more and more depressing, since I can’t actually DO any of the amazing ideas I was finding. So I took a break from … Continue reading

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Book review: Juliet by Anne Fortier

What Works I was wrong. Not completely wrong, but wrong enough. I expected Juliet: a Novel to be sappy, half-hearted, and predictible. Being pregnant, my sappy meter isn’t working 100%, but I suspect I would have enjoyed the book even … Continue reading

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Speaking of free ebooks…

I actually looked at the libraries I have cards to (4 or 5…) and several have Kindle books available to borrow! This is exciting stuff. And while the selection is smallish, there are several books I’m very interested in reading. … Continue reading

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ereaders

I don’t own an ereader: I’m too cheap, plus it seems backwards to buy a single-purpose device. An ereader would have to be an extraordinary reading experience to get me to pay for it, and I’m not really seeing that. … Continue reading

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The end of publishing…as we know it.

Today’s post on A Newbie’s Guide To Publishing is captivating. The end of publishing? As far as we know it–yes. Joe hits it right-on at the end: the big 6 will fizzle out, but new publishers, like Amazon, might be able … Continue reading

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ROW80 challenge and props to Shannon Hale

I discovered the ROW80 challenge about five minutes ago through Twitter (#ROW80). Just what I need to up the ante in my writing. I’ve been doing well at writing 1,000 words a day in my morning writing hour (two hours, … Continue reading

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