It’s okay with me if Google takes over the world, if they keep doing stuff like this. Happy π day! That is all.
Nothing makes you cry (tears of laughter) like The Onion: How Will The End Of Print Journalism Affect Old Loons Who Hoard Newspapers? I have to admit that there is a stack of newspapers sitting on my bay window, waiting to be read. I’m almost certain none are more than a week old. Do you cling to the papers of… Read More
Do you ever get trigger happy in the bookstore? Me too, which is why I have to ration my visits to a frequency that my credit card can support. However, today I was the victim of a drive-by book plug that had me reaching for the Barnes & Noble Buy Button in under 30 seconds. I literally didn’t wait until… Read More
“How you begin a sentence determines its clarity; how you end it determines its rhythm and grace.” – Joseph M. Williams in Style: Lessons in Clarity and Grace I wish I had read that sentence much earlier in my writing escapades. But perhaps we hear things when we are ready for them. Williams’ simple yet powerful directive for writing resonated… Read More
Is it just me, or are the new Artemis Fowl covers super awesome? Worm Burner agrees with me. He received Artemis Fowl: The Time Paradox for his birthday and I braced myself for the polite “Thank you” that I had hopefully trained into him for accepting a gift that he already owned (we have the entire series). Instead, his eyes… Read More
“The Erec Rex series is the best!” “No it’s not! Ranger’s Apprentice is way better!” “No way.” “Yeah, and there’s more books! There’s Ruins of Gorlan, The Burning Bridge, Icebound Land, Battle for Skandia, Sorcerer of the North, Wrath of the Bloodeye, Siege of MacIndaw, and Erak’s Ransom.” “Erec Rex has a lot of books too! There’s Dragon’s Eye, Monsters… Read More