What I’ve Been Reading – 7/24/2020

On Performing Gratitude | Jezebel Do Opposites Attract? Experts Say There’s a Sweet Spot | Well and Good NYC Working Through a Personal Crisis | Harvard Business Review What Makes Some People More Resilient Than Others | The New York Times I Can’t Be a Writer If I Don’t Write Every Day | The CutContinue reading “What I’ve Been Reading – 7/24/2020”

Bones & Scones Gets Props

Partners in Crime: How Indie Authors and Libraries Can Work Together to Gain New Readers I’ve been working on a project with Library Journal and the SELF-e program and my baby, Bones & Scones, got a mention. I love doing this program because of the community voices and unique genre that is highlighted. Plus, scones!Continue reading “Bones & Scones Gets Props”

What I Read Last Week:

Like white noise, but walrus sounds. Life writing | Rookie How Wal-Mart became the town square in rural America | TPM The GOP is dying off. Literally | Politico How your hometown affects your chances of marriage | New York Times Better tasting strawberry developed at Rutgers makes its debut | Rutgers Today Sex EdContinue reading “What I Read Last Week:”

What I Read Last Week:

The Independence Day, 2014 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest Winner What I Read Last Week: OkCupid reveal it’s been lying to some of its users. Just to see what’ll happen | Washington Post Why one New Jersey school district killed its student laptop program | Arstechnica As pharma jobs leave N.J., office space ghost townsContinue reading “What I Read Last Week:”

Stuff I Read This Week:

Following death of woman from Colorado, concerns grow about birth control safety | Colorado Public Radio Yoga Poses in Israel | The New York Times 5 Ways to keep my reading your first chapter | National Novel Writing Month Why Getty going free is such a big deal, explained in Getty images | The AtlanticContinue reading “Stuff I Read This Week:”

30/30 Poetry Challenge

Several of my friends participated in a challenge where they wrote a poem a day for the duration of April. Jared and Tiffany did great! Some of their gems: Bearded Ballads 28/30: Crosswalk  Morning fog yet to have burned off, but here comes the sun. Head swims through the thickness as I’m hailed name calledContinue reading “30/30 Poetry Challenge”

On Writing: A memoir of the craft

Kim is the Young Adult Librarian at the library I work for when I am home. We have similar tastes in books and music, and would rather write books than shelf them.Kim badgered me to read On Writing: a memoir of the craft, by Stephen King, while I was home during the summer, but IContinue reading “On Writing: A memoir of the craft”