Monthly Archives: November 2010


I promise to post more on this tomorrow, when I’m less exhausted, but for now….OMG I JUST FINISHED NANOWRIMO! Final word count: officially 50,007 (though Word counts it at slightly higher). Not bad at all.

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In My Mailbox (2)

In My Mailbox is a meme lead by The Story Siren. It’s a chance to report what books we’ve acquired this week, whether by mail, bookstore, or good old library loan. What a fun way to keep track of each others’ … Continue reading

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Books to Curl Up With (1)

In honor of Thanksgiving, here are some of my favorite comfort-reads, perfect for curling up with on a day off. For best results, add hot chocolate.   Howl’s Moving Castle by Dianna Wynne Jones In the land of Ingary, such … Continue reading

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Waiting on Wednesday (1)

Continueing on with my new goal of participating in blog memes: “Waiting On” Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Breaking the Spine, which spotlights upcoming releases that we’re eagerly anticipating. Clearly, I was really inspired by having recently reread Shiver. Forever … Continue reading

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In My Mailbox (1)

I’ve wanted to start participating in some of the lovely blog memes that are out there, and this seemed like as good a week as any! In My Mailbox is a meme lead by The Story Siren. It’s a chance … Continue reading

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My Nano: Whispers

After seeing YA Addict and Bilkosiner’s Book Blog discussing their Nano novels, I just had to jump on the bandwagon and indulge myself. I love doing Nanowrimo. I’ve attempted it every year since 2005 (so basically ever since I graduated … Continue reading

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Why You Shouldn’t Fear Your Editor

Contrary to urban legend, editors are not actually out to corrupt your artistic vision. They’re out to make your book better. Everyone needs an editor. And when I say “everyone,” I mean everyone. Big authors, small authors, and everyone in … Continue reading

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