I recently stumbled across the website one hundred push ups. It’s similar to other training programs: you set a goal… Read more One Hundred Push Ups
The Book of FiresJane BorodalePamela Dorman Books, 2010. $27. 368 pages. I finished this book over the summer while taking a… Read more Book Review Friday!
Laura Miller has an interesting article at The Salon (“The fierce fight over the present tense“). Admittedly, I am a… Read more Present versus past tense
I went on a little hiatus last week. There is a direct correlation between my lack of blogging and the… Read more Writing, blogging, and school
Yesterday I spent the day researching literary journals for short stories. I am finishing my first few and want to… Read more Why are we scared of long books?
After rereading last week’s blog posts, I realized that I used the word “anecdote” in the last three posts. Wikipedia… Read more On anecdotes
Dressing Up for the CarnivalCarol ShieldsPenguin, 2000. 224 pages. $15 (paperback). Perhaps this could be considered less of a book… Read more Book Review Friday!