Favorite Line Fridays

“Every book, every volume you see here, has a soul. The soul of the person who wrote it and of those who read it and lived and dreamed with it. Every time a book changes hands, every time someone runs his eyes down its pages, its spirit grows and strengthens.” Carlos Ruiz Zafon, THE SHADOWContinue reading “Favorite Line Fridays”

Monday Random Thoughts and Tidbits

NaNoWriMo Thoughts: Everywhere, everyone is talking about NaNoWriMo. I will be honest. I admire those who can do it. I can’t. I don’t have the stamina or drive to write that much every single day for a month. And especially not in November. What about Thanksgiving? That kills almost a week of writing for meContinue reading “Monday Random Thoughts and Tidbits”

Freelance Writing: Pro or Con

There are so many pros and cons to freelance writing. Clearly, the flexibility (pro!) is a plus although the pay is not always great (con!). Sometimes the jobs are steadier than others and sometimes they are few and far between (both). When I do have multiple assignments, they keep me from working on my writingContinue reading “Freelance Writing: Pro or Con”

Nonfiction Rocks

Recently, I finished reading the book ONE ON ONE by John Feinstein. My interest was piqued when I heard him interviewed on the Jim Rome radio show. He told a couple of stories, was funny and informative, and briefly outlined the book. I went straight to Amazon and ordered it “for my husband”, but as oftenContinue reading “Nonfiction Rocks”