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A Writer Cooks in 2017

2017 is going to be the year of the blog. I have a lot of awesome stuff planned so here are some things to look forward to in the new year. 341 more words

Books

BSC Super Mystery #4: Baby-sitters' Christmas Chiller

What the heck did I just read?

Before I started this I unfairly assumed that “chiller” was a bit of an overstatement. But no: the New York subplot involving the crazy ex-girlfriend was genuinely creepy, especially the gift of a jack-in-the-box with Stacey’s face. 136 more words

Books I Own

Links We Loved This Week -- 12/10/16

“A lot of the classic, great stories were written by truly great writers. Joseph Conrad, Edgar Allen Poe, Edith Wharton, Henry James — they wrote what we would now call “genre fiction.” It got me thinking, “What happened?” When did that stop being something you could do and still be considered a serious writer?” Michael Chabon, whose novel  162 more words

Feminism

Land Line? The End of an Era...

I was reading a local newspaper that had a short article on how certain things have really been lost on the next generation of kids and yet how some iconic and out-of-fashion items will remain forever. 822 more words

Everyday Life

My New/Old Passion Project

Some of you may recall, that I valiantly vowed to review every episode of Murder, She Wrote to prove that Jessica Fletcher is truly the world’s most prolific albeit fictional serial killer. 360 more words

The VSB Goes Meta

Interview, Ann M. Martin

I spoke with Ann M. Martin, creator of the Babysitters Club series, about her newest work, Missy Piggle-Wiggle. It’s a retelling of Betty MacDonald’s classic Mrs. 51 more words