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Why Waiting Matters {and a quiet announcement}

True confession—I am a very impulsive person.  On the DISC personality test** I score as a High “I”—impetuous, impulsive, intuitive and easily influenced.

By the grace of God and years of practice I have learned how to not blurt out everything I think all at once. 622 more words


Thinking Fiction: What Novels Do Fiction Editors Read?

by Carolyn Haley

In follow-up to my survey about what editors in general read for recreation (What Do Editors Read?, I invited fiction editors to share their Top 10 favorite novels, along with something about their background and experience. 2,502 more words

Books & EBooks

Revisiting Camorr's Mysteries

Now and then, I pick up one of my old favourite books and go through them. Few have been read as often as the first volume of Scott Lynch’s Gentlemen Bastards stories. 659 more words

Casual Review

Man Exploiting Woman: Or the Problem with Being Tess Durbeyfield.

“Did it never strike your mind that what every woman says, some women may feel?” Tess Durbeyfield

Man exploiting woman. What a clichéd topic. And yet a topic of importance nonetheless. 650 more words

Contemplating Reading, Writing And The Imagination

Habits Of A Reader

Author: Katie Doherty

Reading has certainly been a gift to me; it has been a way to escape, to explore, to learn and to be inspired. 839 more words


Goodreads reading challenge - 2016 wrap-up

I’m a huge fan of the Goodreads reading challenge, as it’s something that keeps me motivated to read, even when life gets crazy busy and sometimes I’d rather just sleep. 338 more words

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Three of my 2016 Australian Women Writer reads that you should definitely check out

Like I did in 2015, I set myself the goal of reading and reviewing fifteen books by Australian women writers. I’m currently at fourteen and on my last read now — hopefully I’ll be able to get it finished in the next couple of days, despite various holiday commitments. 540 more words

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