Tag Archive: reading

Jul 28 2017

Some sum-sum-summertime Goals

Good-bye to Ju-ly! This was a messed up month. I ended up in the middle of nowhere for a ceremony. See above image for a Google view of nowhere. This month also included the tragic loss of a friend’s six-month-old, who has since been cremated. Then my cousin’s son was born. And three days later, …

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May 07 2016

Reading Speed

Source: Staples eReader Department

May 03 2015

An A to Z Reflections Post for the #AtoZchallenge including #WRiTECLUB2015 and #boutofbooks mentions

To all you fiction writers out there- I hope I was able to inspire you to try your hand at writing settings that feel like characters.   To fiction readers- I hope you enjoyed the behind the scenes look at how some settings are created. To everyone else– I hope you got a laugh out …

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Jan 10 2015

2015 Reading Challenge: #FirstReads

2015 Reading Challenge: #FirstReads   I was invited to join this through a friend on Goodreads.     Challenge Level: Lover     : Choose to read 26 – 50 New Authors   This is a list of authors I have not read before, but am planning to read this year.   J. Lenni’s reading-challenge-firstreads book …

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Jan 09 2015

Expressing My New Year’s Resolutions

    Publish something every week on this blog Continue to Support Diverse Books Have 5000 Twitter followers ~ currently at 4004! Update / redo what-are-they.com and existenceseries.com (Thinking of deleting the second one) After having my fantasy novel, The Dagger in the Darkrise, professionally edited, get my query letter out there (My thanks to Sharon …

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Nov 28 2014

Maybe Rudolph Will Light the Way to Accomplishing My December 2014 Goals

Here are my current goals and review of goals from the past:   The BIG MAIN GOALS: Publish two decent-selling book series Survive at least another 40 years   2014 Goals: Publish something every week on this blog (ie: Sunday Seven) Have 5000 Twitter followers ~ currently at 3,945 — up 111 from last month! …

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Sep 12 2014

Where I read and write

  I’m a fan of reading on the couch. Or, in the case of Kindle books, reading in bed and in the bathroom.   Writing though… I suppose the actual work is done sitting at my desk. But a special place, where a pen meets the page and the words become illegible as they pour …

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Aug 31 2014

National Literacy Month and Sunday Seven

A list of seven of something- brought to you on Sunday. What can you add? In honor of September being National Literacy Awareness Month, I present seven reasons to read:     Reading is fun. Historically, reading has been a privilege denied to many. Reading expands the imagination. Books are an escape to anywhere you …

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Jul 31 2014

August 2014 goals

August 2014 goals Another month has gone by already. I lost the last two weeks of July due to an unexpected life detour. Nevertheless, it is time to have a look at how I did with my goals:   Here’s my current goals and review of goals from the past:   The BIG MAIN GOAL: …

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Jun 23 2014

Express Your Latest Read and I am 9 on the blog of @TwiterHero

Children’s: BEARS: Fun Facts and Amazing Photos of Animals in Nature (Amazing Animal Kingdom Book 7) by Emma Child I hate writing reviews of books that I do not love. I would give this a 3 out of 5 stars. It is alright, but in my opinion, they editor fell a bit short. There’s a certain …

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Jul 18 2012

A Kindness for Writers

This was posted by my fellow writer, Elizabeth Marx.  Besides sending us a personal note about how our book touched you, the nicest thing you can do for an author is write us a review. Many people have no idea how to do this, myself included. I’ve been a booklover my entire life, but I …

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