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Facebook + Actual Books = ???

How’s it going? I watched an interesting short video today from my FB friend Carlos. He usually does pretty interesting videos with a bit of color to his language to be sure, but he gave me lots of ideas, and the more of these things he mentioned that you have laying around, the more ideas you’ll have too. 153 more words


Writer Wrong

(dinner table)

Me: “How was school today, kids?”

Danger Monkey, age 10: “Blah blah blah. You always ask us that. How was YOUR day?”

Me: “Actually, I did some cool research today on how to publish a book, something that I’ve wanted to do since I was a little boy.” 263 more words


Young poet envisions "a world worth building!"

These days my head has been teeming with images of the many faces of Resistance – mostly the ways in which people of good will have gathered to blend their skills and societal commitment to share truth, experiences and opinions — eventually, to take arms (or voice, or knitting needles, laptop, paint brush, cello, chisel or camera) to oppose – and end – the “sea of troubles” in which the nation is floundering. 324 more words

Books And Reading

The Versatile Blogger Award

Okay, I’m the worst when it comes to these things. Carolyn very kindly nominated me for the Versatile Blogger award two years ago (yep, two years ago). 424 more words

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Book Review: Grit by Gillian French

Darcy Prentiss lives in rural Maine. When she isn’t raking berries with her sister Mags and cousin Nell, she spends her time drinking and swimming in the quarry. 318 more words

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Banned Books Week honors a fundamental right

We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when adults are afraid of the light. 418 more words

Books And Reading