Tag Archives: reading

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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link: never been a better time to be a reader

Jeff at Bookriot writes how there’s never been a better time to be a reader. And I suppose it’s a symptom of reading so much publishing news, but all the time it’s publishers and editors this, writers that. Stick around … Continue reading

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link: Talent Code – Great or Creepy?

Link: Talent Code: Is this Great, or is it Creepy? The (short) video illustrates one very potent question… Quotey Goodness: This kid embodies the thorny question we all deal with. How much effort do we put into building narrow expertise, … Continue reading

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dirty books

I picked up a dirty book from the library today. The edges are dusty, the plastic dustjacket is crinkled and torn, and the spine is weary. It’s exciting. I don’t mind dirty books. In fact, I rather like them. When … Continue reading

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blanket + book = heaven

I joined the e-reader fanclub nearly seven months ago. And I could extol the virtues of digital; how I’m reading faster, reading more, able to read while I’m waiting for all the perennially late people in my life in the … Continue reading

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on resonance

It’s strange the things that click for us and don’t. I like reading reviews of books I’ve read–after I’ve read them–to see what other people thought. Say, for example, it’s a book that I loved (since there are so many … Continue reading

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