A Review of Love, Hate & Other Filters

Love, Hate & Other Filters by Samira Ahmed I received a free copy of Love, Hate, and Other Filters from NetGalley in exchange for a fair and honest review. I rarely read contemporary YA, but thought this might be a good book to use in one of the classes I teach at community college. Reading…

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For the Love of Books: How to Give Thanks When You’ve Burned Out

Even though this post is about burnout in editing and publishing, I found that as a teacher, I could relate. I do love my job. I love the written word and I love helping learn how to better use to express themselves and make themselves hear, and it is important to be thankful I get…

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The Puppy went to doggie day care for the first time. The staff at Let’s Go Canine shared this video. Even though Tavi is home now, I keep watching it over and over again. He was so excited about all the other dogs. https://www.facebook.com/plugins/video.php?href=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.facebook.com%2Fletsgocaninelawrence%2Fvideos%2F508783776146047%2F&show_text=0&width=560 I could share more thoughts on dog daycare, but I haven’t figured…

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IWSG November: I will win NaNoWriMo!

November 1 question – Win or not, do you usually finish your NaNo project? Have any of them gone on to be published? Because I was so into national novel writing month, I completely forgot to blog on the first of the month with the Insecure Writers Support Group Question. Half way through the month and…

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Book Review: Walking on Water is a gorgeous and validating read.

Walking on Water by Matthew J. Metzger My rating: 5 of 5 stars I honestly wasn’t sure what to expect when I picked up an ARC of Walking on Water. I asked to review it because I love merfolk stories as long as they are not Disney’s The Little Mermaid, and have been hungry for…

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Book Deal = Happier than a Puppy Off- Leash

This blog post should’ve been up a few days ago, but with storms, a family member’s health issues, and the start of NaNoWriMo, I neglected to write it. However, if you follow me on Facebook or Twitter, then you probably already know the information I am going to announce. I signed a contract with NineStar…

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