The thing about being an adult (and I think I can say this with some authority, as I have been an adult over half my life) is that it’s a bunch of BS. The idea that there is an expected way we behave as adults, responsibilities we are required to take on, and accomplishments we… Continue reading Turning 40 and What I’ve Learned (nothing…I’ve learned nothing)
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 thing… Continue reading Weekly Reading: Northanger Abbey Read-A-Long
Even though Modern Persuasion doesn’t come out until March, I want people to get to know the characters. There are a lot of things I thought about in relation to each character, but these things didn’t need to be in the book. Two times a month you will have a chance to get to know… Continue reading Getting to Know Modern Persuasion: Meet Emma Shaw
I have not talked extensively about my knitting here, but knitting is a big part of my life. One of the many reasons I like audiobooks is because I can knit while I listen. Many of the women in my family knit and living in the north east has made it very easy to get… Continue reading New Knitting Pattern: Tilted Head Hat
I have spent a lot of tv time this summer watching YouTube videos about Game of Thrones. Not the show, I have HBO for that. I mean videos recapping episodes, exploring theories, and explaining the history of the universe Martin built. As I build my own universe for writing a series, I like to see… Continue reading Weekly Reading: The World of Ice and Fire
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.… Continue reading Summer Reading Challenge is Over!
I am suppose to be watching the Olympics, right? Alas, I am not. Instead I am watching… well, I am watching anything else. I just have no interest in the Olympics unless we are talking about the winter and figure skating. What I am interested in is a related knitting competition called the Ravellenic Games.… Continue reading Knitting Adventures: Ravellenic Games