New Year, New Books, New Plans

Another year out and a new year in. I know that everyone and their pet candle is writing a “summary of 2017” or “look out 2018!” post….and I’m not even ashamed to be joining in. Why? Because it’s the new year and I honestly can’t think of what else I … Continue reading

To Blog? Or Not to Blog? (Also known as “To drown? Or not to drown?”) – December Blog Hiatus

HAPPY DECEMBERRRRRR! Last year I blogged through the month of December, chanting to myself, “Neither rain, nor sleet, nor sun, nor avalanche!!!!” and….it. was. so. hard. I was traveling and editing and trying to write and planning to teach at a conference and…*deep breath* Another thing I noticed was that … Continue reading

15 Christmas Gifts for the Bookworm in Your Life

We all have them in our lives. Chances are that you ARE one. A bookworm. And it’s Christmas time. Personally, I think bookworms are the easiest people in the world to shop for. Barnes & Noble gift card. Duh. BUT over the years I’ve learned about some other fantastic items … Continue reading

Booknerds…National Buy A Book Day Is Here Again!

Tomorrow is National Buy A Book Day!! This is my fourth year participating in this magnanimous holiday of all things literary and I hope you’ll join me! But in case you’re new here and aren’t sure what NBaBD is or how to do it, let me help you out fellow bookwormian. … Continue reading

Which Character from the Out of Time Series Would You Spend Valentine’s Day With?

In lieu of Valentine’s Day, I thought it’d be fun to share how each of the characters from the Out of Time Series might tackle the rabidly pink “holiday.” And, because I haven’t done a post on my books in a while, I hoped it’d be a nice change from the … Continue reading

How Do You Valentine’s Day?

In case you haven’t noticed all the pink monstrosities eating up every grocery store entrance…Valentine’s Day is upon us. ONE WEEK, PEOPLE! Social media will start spouting things about all the expectations that girls have and how all the guys are supposedly terrified of this “holiday.” So I’m going to step … Continue reading

2016, You’re Done. 2017…Here I Come.

Last year I skipped the whole 2016 wrap-up + 2017 goals post. I love reading other people’s resolutions and it’s about time I did one of my own again. (Actually, I think I skipped only last year, so really it hasn’t been that long since I did this.) So . . . did … Continue reading

Who Else Has a Hard Time Believing?

Several years ago, I was listening to the radio station and the host of the hour said that instead of New Year’s resolutions she liked to pick a word. A word to dwell on or define her year. I thought that was kind of cool. I mean, I like words. 😝 … Continue reading