I just finished up NaNoWriMo again. 50,000 words in a month is a lot of writing, especially when you’re holding down a (more than) full time job. I didwell with the scheduling and wrote a lot on the evenings and weekends, so while it took a pretty big toll on my personal life, it was … [Read more…]
When American writer Kristin Anderson set out to work on her second novel, she discovered she had writer’s block. She lamented to a friend about her plight, who replied, “A suitcase, a stranger, and a train. Love story.” The result is Anderson’s new novel, The Things We Said in Venice. Read the entire review in ACCESS magazine.
I have joined a book club and it is great. I am an avid reader. My Goodreads challenge is for 100 books this year (and I’m currently only eight books behind schedule.) When I was a kid, my parents would punish me by refusing to take me to the library. Since moving to the Netherlands, … [Read more…]
I try to spend my summer vacation getting caught up on all of the books I’ve started during the year and haven’t finished. I have this awful habit of reading several books at once, which often spins out of control. I also feel obligated to finish any book that I start. I started the three … [Read more…]
I am having a bad streak. A bad streak of the worst kind. A bad book streak. I’ve been trying to clear off my bookshelf and so I’ve been reading through a bunch of books people have given me over the past year. I read nearly always on my Kindle, so it’s rare for me … [Read more…]