Mid-Month Check In

How is it half way through April already?  I am actually writing this a few days before it is posted.  I have been doing that a lot this month.  I am glad I did. So, what has been going on? One big thing, my grandmother passed away this month.  I will say more about thatRead more

Writing Communities

Reading and writing are not thought of as group activities.  Even those of us who join book clubs, do the reading on our own.  For me reading is something done alone.  The first time I read a book with someone (an audiobook with a boy friend), it was weird.  I felt obligated to avoid skippingRead more

Camp NaNoWriMo and Me

As I mentioned earlier (an accidentally posted a few days ago), I am doing Camp NaNoWriMo again this month. I have done if before.  November isn’t the only time I write.  In fact, I have done so much writing over the past 12 years that I have a lot I can edit and publish overRead more

Tuesday Giveaway: Eligible

I talked about Eligible: A Modern Retelling of Pride and Prejudice already.  You may remember that already.  Since I read an ebook copy, I have one advance reader copy available for a give away! Yep! I am giving it away. What do you have to do to get it?  Leave a comment for this entry. On FridayRead more

Weekly Meeting: Revealing Hannah- The Myth of Cassandra

I am covering  Revealing Hannah: The Myth of Cassandra, another Real-Life Book Club title, but for a specific reason.  Not only is the author a friend, but the book club got to help an independent author by creating discussion questions for other book clubs. Challenges: None What You Should Know: This s the first in aRead more

Looking Back At March

I was very vague about what I would be reading in March.  It was a busy month and there were times when I worried I wouldn’t finish anything. I only expected to read two books, neither of which I was able to finish, but both of which are still being read.  So, let’s look atRead more

NaBloPoMo Day 2: The Long List of Plans

It is officially April and this is day 2 of NaBloPoMo.  There are a bunch of things happening this month that will help me with daily posts.  Here is a big list of what you can expect: Launch Post Long List Post Look back at March Weekly Meeting for book read Giveaway day! Recollection Wednesday CampRead more

NaBloPoMo – Coming… NOW!!

I decided to try an experiment in April: NaBloPoMo.  This typically happens in November with National Novel Writing Month, but the goal is similar: write for a month.  I am participating in Camp NaNoWriMo in April and will be working on some of my own writing projects, but I will also be posting daily toRead more