Why I Finally Started Editing Wikipedia

It took me years to go from casual Wikipedia editor to active Wikipedia editor.  There were so many things that kept me from becoming an active editor, but there were just as many things that helped me shift into the new role. First, what do I mean by active editor.  There are thousands of registeredRead more

Weekly Reading: Northanger Abbey Read-A-Long

This November, for National Novel Writing Month, I am trying something new.  Christi and I are going to write a novel together.  We are going to modernize Jane Austen’s Northanger Abbey as a ghost hunting adventure. We are doing a lot to prepare.  Including watching ghost hunting television shows, horror movies, and more.  One thingRead more

Summer Reading Challenge is Over!

You may remember, but probably not, that I did a summer reading program this summer.  I challenged readers to read at least 5 books so they could win some prizes.  I got stickers and prizes and made forms to help people track things for the 10 weeks of the event. I expected nobody to participate.Read more

Weekly Meeting: Boy Meets Boy

This book is part of the following challenges: Book Lust Book Riot’s Read Harder Challenge I am trying something different.  I am playing with ideas on how to change things around for 2016.  Like with most book clubs, I get distracted when talking about the book of the week.  I will talk more about theRead more

Weekly Meeting: Clearing the Queue

Book Read: The Bridegroom Eating and Drinking Tea I got from Capital Tea while I was in DC The book I finished this week was part of the Book Lust Challenge and the Book Riot Read Harder Challenge.  I mention this so you can understand that I love challenges.  I do National Novel Writing MonthRead more

The TBR Shelf: Book Lust

This has been going on for about 10 years.  A friend and I discovered Nancy Pearl’s Book Lust at the same time.  As we went through the books she lists, I was disappointed that I had not read more than a fraction of these books.  It felt like a major failure on my part.  HowRead more