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This is not a post about being sick, although I am

I’ve been sick for 10 days now. I’m tempted to go on and on about my symptoms, but you can only get away with that if you blog regularly about interesting things, and blog only occasionally about being sick. Since I haven’t been blogging much lately, I don’t think I can get away with a […]

Ask Me Anything #7: Are you a reader?

I’m answering Leeann’s question out of sequence, because I need more time to think about Auntiemichal’s question.

Leeann asks: “You often post about writing, but I don’t recall ever seeing a post about reading? Are you an avid reader? If so, what types of books do you typically read? What do you look for in a […]

From Harlequin Romances to Charles Bukowski

I have to watch what I read, for two reasons. The first is that I tend to adopt the writing style of whoever I’m reading. It’s just like “You are what you eat,” only it’s “You write what you read.”

My mother first brought this to my attention when I was about twelve and she found […]

A Kindle for Christmas!

The Kindle, sleeping

GC gave me a Kindle for Christmas! It’s a wireless electronic book reader from Kind of like an iPod for books. It’s a very cool thing. I can purchase and download a book in less than a minute, directly from the unit, and it can hold up to 1500 books. I […]

Reader’s block and writer’s block

My back was feeling quite a bit better today so I took a half-price bus to work. (What’s up with the bus fares anyway? Some days it’s free, some days it’s half price, some days City Council votes to vote again tomorrow on whether or not to change their minds again. It’s confusing.)

The highlight of […]