NaNoWriMo 2017

NaNoWriMo: Making A Mess of Sex Scenes

There are only a few days left, but I’ve officially won NaNoWriMo!  It happened suddenly on Saturday when I realized I had forgotten to update word counts a few times.  Like 10,000 words worth of forgotten updates.  A huge chunk of those words made up three sex scenes.  Today I want to share my historyRead more

Recollection Wednesday: The Maze Runner

I am starting the 2016 changes to the blog.  I think I am ready to try posting 3 times a week.  Weekly meetings will be on Monday and other topics will move from Thursday to Friday.  This opens up Wednesday for a few things.  ‘I Read So You Don’t Have To’ posts will be oneRead more

Weekly Meeting: Outlander

Part of Which Challenges: Book Lust Book Riot Read Harder What You Should Know: This is not really a romance book.  Sex scenes are understated and rare in the first 1/2 of the book.  It fits into many different genres The TV is pretty faithful to the book given the different methods of storytelling. ThereRead more

Book Club of One Weekly Meeting: Science Fiction, Double Feature…

Books Read: Prelude to Foundation Dealing with Dragons Eating and Drinking Wine spritzer with raspberries Bacon and sun dried tomato bread pocket from The Purple Carrot bakery. Ok, these are not BOTH science fiction.  One is sci-fi and one is fantasy.  It’s a critical difference.  Even in sci-fi, there is a sub-genre of science fantasy.Read more

Book Club of 1: Week 7 – I Am A Child of the 80s.

Books I finished Armada Gone, Baby, Gone The Neverending Story Drinking Hard Cider Eating Beanie Weanies (a treat from my 80’s childhood) Two of my books this week are straight out of my 1980s childhood: Armada and The Neverending Story. Armada isn’t something written in the 1980s, but written by someone alive in the 1980sRead more