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An Evening With Neil Gaiman in Review

In an effort to become a better writer, I’ve been doing a lot of things lately that are kind of outside my comfort zone: 1. I joined a writer’s group. I’m still not sure why they like me, but I’ve spent enough time around horses to know not to look a gift horse in the mouth! 2. I went to a writer’s conference. Which … Read More An Evening With Neil Gaiman in Review

Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten Auto-Buy Authors

As always, Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by The Broke and The Bookish. This week’s topic: Top Ten Authors I’d Put on My Auto-Buy List e.g. you’d buy their next book no questions asked. 1. Jodi Picoult 2. Lincoln Child 3. Douglas Preston 4. Sarah Dessen 5. Carlos Ruiz Zafon 6. John Green 7. Amy Tan 8. Sara Shepherd 9. Kate Brian 10. Neil … Read More Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten Auto-Buy Authors

A Very Writerly Birthday

Yesterday, I turned 23. As you might expect, when your birthday is that close to Christmas, the two holidays kind become of extensions of each other. Usually they’re pretty split 50/50. This year, I noticed I definitely got more writing related things for my birthday from friends and family than for Christmas (which is not a bad thing either way, just an observation). I … Read More A Very Writerly Birthday

Top Ten Tuesday: Ten Favorite New-To-Me Authors Read in 2012

As always, Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by The Broke and The Bookish. This week’s topic is top ten favorite new-to-me authors read in 2012. I didn’t read a ton of new-to-me authors in 2012. 1. John Green -Yes. So much yes. Thank you for making me read The Fault in Our Stars Andrew! 2. Neil Gaiman -Who knows why I never read him … Read More Top Ten Tuesday: Ten Favorite New-To-Me Authors Read in 2012