Category Archives: Prompts and Challenges

Dewey’s 24 Hour Read-a-thon Results!

I want to say thank you to every single one of you who cheered us on yesterday as we participated in my (and Gavyn’s) very first read-a-thon. For Gav, I believe it was a wonderful experience, and he is looking forward to doing it again. The next one is in October, so keep an eye […]
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Best of Intentions: The Midnight Readathon Update

Well, I had great hopes for my own reading time today.  But alas, most of the reading I ended up doing between taking care of my kids, going to the grocery store and eating meals was done by audio book. Granted, my Audible app tells me that I logged over 7.5 hours of listening time. […]
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He’s Ready to Read!!

He’s got his books picked and he is ready to read! Between 5am tomorrow and 5am Sunday, Gavyn has made himself a pile of 11 books to read! Cheer him on–  check out the charity rundown post from yesterday to find out how!

Dewey 24 Hour Read-A-Thon!

I am VERY late to the party, but being a newbie book blogger I just caught wind of a really cool event happening this Saturday, April 26th: The Dewey 24 Hour Read-a-thon! Needless to say, I will definitely participate… what better excuse to spend much of an entire day reading than raising money for charity? […]
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Great Expectations: 365 books a year

I would kind of love it if I could do absolutely nothing for 16 hours per day except read books, and write about how I feel about them. I could open a book at nine in the morning (that’s right, SO not a morning person), and avoid closing it (not literally, but you know) until […]
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Poetry, Music and my Brain

One of my appointment podcasts is Scriptnotes (a podcast about screenwriting and things interesting to screenwriters).  It’s very entertaining and has a lot of great insight into not only screenwriting, but writing in general. In a November episode, co-host Craig Maizin made an observation about poetry I’ve probably heard before, but never so bluntly, and […]
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And the downfall is…

For the very first time, I am publishing a post based on an external prompt. The idea, can’t get it out of my head, asks what we are obsessed with these days. So, what is my current weakness? What am I constantly thinking about, working on, and striving to merit making additions to? Goodreads is the […]
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