3 Day Quote Challenge: On Reading

Go Mama O challenged me to a 3 Day Quote Challenge. The rules are stupid simple: Just post a favorite quote for 3 consecutive days and nominate three others to do the same! For Today’s post, I’m sharing a quote from John Green about the evangelical impulse that we readers sometimes have when it comes to our favorite books. Tell me you can’t relate to this: … Continue reading 3 Day Quote Challenge: On Reading

Teaser Tuesday: The Sweet Potato Queens’ 1st Big-Ass Novel

Teaser Tuesday asks you to: Grab your current read Open to a random page Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! (make sure that what you share doesn’t give too much away! You don’t want to ruin the book for others!) Share the title & author, too, so that other TT participants can add the book … Continue reading Teaser Tuesday: The Sweet Potato Queens’ 1st Big-Ass Novel

Notable Quotes from President Obama’s Inaugural Address

First off, a video for anyone who missed his speech (it also shows him being sworn into office) or just wants to watch it again: This is just a collection of some of my favorite quotes from President Obama’s Inaugural Address today: “Forty-four Americans have now taken the presidential oath. The words have been spoken during rising tides of prosperity and the still waters of … Continue reading Notable Quotes from President Obama’s Inaugural Address

Novel Update & Words Of Encouragement From The Professionals

My word count right now is 10,021 and I’m feeling a mixture between proud, because I’m not sure I’ve ever done this well with a NaNoWriMo as far as consistency, and concern that my novel is complete utter crud. I mean I like bits and pieces, but as a whole, it’s probably terrible. But I guess that’s in some ways the thing with NaNoWriMo – … Continue reading Novel Update & Words Of Encouragement From The Professionals