HAPPY GOBBLE GOBBLE WEEK! Hello bloggers! Happy Monday and happy holidays! This week is Thanksgiving Week! What are you thankful for this year? Some people are excited and back home for this week's holiday, while others are attending work this week and can't wait till Wednesday, when they'll be set free for the rest of… Continue reading Gobble Gobble Day, Writing Workshop & Books
The Sinus Cold Blues...and a little Reading Hello everyone out there. Nice to see many new passersby that I am sure is only due to my two Hunger Games posts since today is...Happy Catching Fire Day! Everyone is so excited about today's premiere and are prepping to line up in the midst of a hundred… Continue reading Unravel Me, Delirium Reviews & Sinus Colds
"Perhaps you should forget about ____ all together?" -Bestie says cautiously over the phone to which I responded: And I sat there, as she went on and on over the phone about the possibilities that could happen instead...and I continued...in silence...biting the tip of my thumb nail, remembering the breathe. The thoughts going through my… Continue reading First Draft Idea…Out the Window!
Omylanta, let's talk about BOOK HAUL *book shimmy* Ok, Tumblr-slightly disappointment there weren't more options and better quality of Ally McBeal dancing baby gifs. Hello blog world, bookish friends, writers and all! I rarely have the opportunity for a Book Haul because, well, my pocket is not very deep, if you catch my drift. Every… Continue reading Book Haul: November 2013
Booknerd in a Bookstore’s quick update 🙂
Booknerd in a Bookstore here, coming to you all after weeks of radio silence.
It’s been a crazy few weeks since I had started at the Bookstore. Much has happened. Here are some updates of my bookish adventures. There has been author signings, local author night’s, book clubs and today even, is a Wimpy Kid Party celebrating the release of “Hard Luck” book #8 of The Wimpy Kid series.
Lori St. John wrote a non-fiction legal thriller about her own experience as a lawyer, fighting for Justice. October 30th, Lori St. John graced the bookstore for an author presentation and book signing!
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Writing, Critique Groups and Playing the Publisher's Game, Oh My! Last night was my second time attending a SCBWI (Society of Children Books Writers & Illustrator's) writer's critique group. We meet monthly. The first time I met them, I was a bubble of nerves. "Will they like me? Will I belong? Will they believe I… Continue reading Writing, Critique Groups, Playing Publisher’s Game
Catching Fire Okay, seriously? Why did it take me so long to read this series? I believe when the movie first came out (Hunger Games), I was in my reading slump. Then, as you all (who've read my rant after reading the first book, Hunger Games) may know, seeing the movie first, then later… Continue reading Catching Fire…Oh Yeah