Monthly Archives: May 2013

Let’s take a vote…

How do you like your books?

Hardcover or paperback?

This is purely out of my own curiosity, and my vote goes for hardcover! To me, a book has to be sturdy and strong, although it makes the book much bigger and heavier then it would be as a paperback.  What’s your opinion?  

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You Need A New Book

southern skies publishing

This explains the towering pile of books in the corner.


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I just did so much work on my novel!!

…is what I was thinking.  Then I realized I had only edited three pages.  Image

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To My Poet Friends…


I have so much respect for you.

Recently I’ve been having issues getting into my novel.  I just finished my first draft last week and now I have the usual slump of I-don’t-want-to-revise-all-of-this laziness.

So, following my “write every day” rule, I decided to try writing poetry.  I follow a lot of blogs that post only poems and I think every single piece I read is absolutely beautiful.

I sat down in my writing chair with a pen and paper and tried to start, but nothing happened.  Instead of doing my daily write I sat there for an hour staring at the blank page.  That page now has an impromptu sketch of my dog on it and I didn’t do any writing at all.


But now I truly realize just how amazing you all are.  Great work.

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“Chamber of Secrets” 15th Anniversary Edition Revealed

Scribbles & Wanderlust

Remember a few months ago when Scholastic announced the new cover artist for the 15th Anniversary Harry Potter Collector’s Set?

Well, the second cover is public!


What do you think?



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50 Incredible Tattoos Inspired By Books


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I found this post on BuzzFeed a while back and I can’t stop going back and looking at it again and again! Love it!



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Stephen King

Stephen King

“The most important things are the hardest things to say. They are the things you get ashamed of because words diminish your feelings – words shrink things that seem timeless when they are in your head to no more than living size when they are brought out.”

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