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Vlog: Literary Nightmares

In which Jess lists the characters that give our hosts shivers.

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MFA: The Beginning

Today I went to my first MFA info session at a school in NYC. I was very underwhelmed. Firstly, I opened the “review” booklets or basically like a compilation publication of the work of current students and I was incredibly underwhelmed. 662 more words


Imagine what your life would look like

My job is insane, and it’s also filled with bureaucratic cost-cutters who like to ensure that their clients get as little quality out of their purchase as humanly possible. 229 more words


Diary #1

It’s the second week of the semester and I feel right in the thick of it… kinda. It’s hard to know where the middle of the action is. 617 more words

Ardent Fancy

When I Learned to Read

Originally, I thought it was appropriate for me to tell a little bit about how my love of books all started. I had every intention of sharing this post today, but I had no idea that it was also International Literacy Day. 937 more words

A Reader Who Moms

White Hairs & Natalie Imbruglia

I posted a birthday greeting to Sanjo .

He responded with my birthday greeting on facebook: “Thank you ate jen.” -which made me cringe and fall in my seat.  802 more words


Sweet Dreams

Aah the 80’s teen romance novel!  Sweet Dreams novels sure were a “trending” item back in the day in our school library.  As a girl growing up in Australia, those American teens were something of a glamorous mystery to me.  181 more words