Category Archives: Reading

Women Reading Romance Novels = Goodbye, Status Quo

Had to share this one.

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Book Christmas Tree (Rotated Correctly This Time)

image.jpg, a photo by ladywriter47 on Flickr. You know, I’m reasonably technically savvy but for some reason I had a momentary lapse and forgot how to rotate photos on my phone. So, for those of you who subscribe to my … Continue reading

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The Trouble with Writing Is It Gets in the Way of My Reading — A Rant

Rant: The trouble with writing is it gets in the way of my reading. It’s a truth universally acknowledged — to write well, you must read widely. What is un-acknowledged is how difficult it is to do both. When I dedicate the … Continue reading

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Book Bike

  image.jpg, a photo by ladywriter47 on Flickr. This is definitely a rave! Seen @ farmers market in Bloomington, IL. Not sure if you can read the sign, but it says, “Free books.” No disclaimers. No fine print. I like … Continue reading

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The Kindness of Strangers

“I have always depended on the kindness of strangers.” — Blanche Dubois in “A Streetcar Named Desire” Rave: Unlike Blanche, I’ve striven to never depend on the kindness of strangers. It seemes a very precarious way to live. Still, there have … Continue reading

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A Matter of Taste

A rave about reading and writing I hate beets. It’s a shame really, because they’re such a lovely color. And yet that burgundy hue seems somehow inappropriate for food. Perfect for a dress, a lipstick or, better yet, a pair … Continue reading

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Vampires and Werewolves and Preternaturals, Oh My!

Rave about Reading Let’s see, how can I say this nicely? Hmm …  I don’t think I can, so I’ll just come right out and tell you that I dislike  hate — no, that’s not strong enough — abhor, loathe, detest, despise(!) paranormal … Continue reading

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Be the Change

Rave: Last week, I went to hear Regina Brett speak at my local library. For those of you who don’t live in northeastern Ohio, Brett is a columnist for the Plain Dealer and author of two books, God Never Blinks and Be the Miracle. … Continue reading

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“Judge Not….” Part 2

Rave — Reading and Writing You may remember a post I wrote a few months ago called “Judge Not….” — all about my philosophy on judging writing contests. Well, guess what! Today I got an email today which called the comments … Continue reading

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Books

Books. Click on the word. A Rave about reading. Had to share this poster that my friend Joyce sent me.

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