Category Archives: rude reads

how to talk so (future) kids will listen

Recently I reviewed How to Talk So Kids Will Listen and Listen So Kids Will Talk over at the library’s blog. I could say a lot more on about how much I liked this book (and I will). But first … Continue reading

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How to Use Project Management Skills as an Author

Originally posted on PeoWriMos — Peoria Writers' Group:
Project management is a valued resource in the business world, but can it help you with creative endeavors like writing a novel? Of course! Employing project management skills will help you beat…

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recommended: furiously happy by jenny lawson

You might think I’ve stopped reading altogether since my recommendations stopped a while ago. No, I just forgot to share awesome stuff, and for that I owe you an apology. We should never, ever not share awesome stuff. Segue to … Continue reading

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perfectly progressive: a rant about tense

A pet peeve of mine: seeing extra had’s and was’s peppering stories. Now, I’m not so arrogant as to think that throwing my opinion around on this topic will somehow change the internet, make these questions stop popping up on … Continue reading

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review: write your novel in a month

review: write your novel in a month. I wish I could give this book all-around marks, but some ignorant, poorly-executed comments made this book hard to read.

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marco tempest: tedtalks

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ebooks from libraries

I took the plunge earlier this week and made my librarian walk me through checking out ebooks from the library. And while the selection isn’t fantastic, it’s still pretty neat. Checking out e-books from the library is like the best … Continue reading

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