Shakespeare + Star Wars = Nerd Alert

Alack! An excellent book series to You cometh anon! Fear not, ‘twill be grand. While perhaps my verse in iambic pentameter is not necessarily worthy of an entire series of books, the same cannot be said for this excellent series, Shakespeare's Star Wars, written by Ian Doescher. He has written each episode of the Star Wars... Continue Reading →

Finally 2018

The reason behind it lurks mysteriously; I have caught myself writing “2018” for at least a year on various letters, checks, deposit slips and other documents where one writes a date. (You may already know that sometimes I have to--and like to--employ old-timey paper and pen.) Maybe I’m planning really far ahead. Looking to the... Continue Reading →

‘Tis the Season for Cards

I'm a writer. I have always loved writing and sending letters. And receiving one? Receiving a letter in the mail was one of the most thrilling possibilities of my daily life. When else could something come for you--just you--with news of a story or event? Who knew what untold treasures opening the mailbox door might... Continue Reading →

Season of Gratitude

As the month of Thanksgiving winds down, the turkey platters returned to the out-of-the-way shelf, and the last of the big meal's leftovers disappeared from the refrigerator, it's nice to take a moment to reflect. Many writers are participating this month in NaNoWriMo, aka National Novel Writing Month. The goal is to kick start a... Continue Reading →

Inky

I write with fountain pens. Full disclosure. I don't write every single thing ever with fountain pens. However, I have two beautiful pens, both gifts, and writing with them is absolutely delightful. More disclosure. I love office supplies. Wandering up and down the aisles of Staples, Office Depot, or even the office supplies aisle of... Continue Reading →

Book Review: The Upside of Unrequited by Becky Albertalli

Even though it is the middle of national novel writing month (#NaNoWriMo), we still must find time to enjoy reading! I love to read. In today's blog, I'm reviewing The Upside of Unrequited by Becky Albertalli. One of the greats benefits of working as Shelverine (my alter ego when I work part time in school libraries)... Continue Reading →

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