Much as I like owning a Rolls-Royce, I could do without it. What I could not do without is a typewriter, a supply of yellow second sheets, and the time to put them to good use. ~ John O’Hara I have always loved typewriters. Even as a young girl, I would admire them in antique… Continue reading Treasure Hunt: My love affair with typewriters…
Can you believe it’s New Year’s already? I sure can’t. It seems like the year just flew by this time, doesn’t it? And actually, before I go any further, I could not believe the amount of “doomsday”-themed graphics for the year “2012” when I went looking for a graphic. Of course, if it turns out to… Continue reading The Obligatory (but awesome) New Year’s Post
A couple of months ago, I got a lovely email from Cathy at Kittling: Books, asking if I’d like to be featured in her “Scene of the Blog” series. Never heard of it? Let me fill you in! The idea behind this feature is to allow people to get to know their favorite (or discover)… Continue reading Bookish Girl News: I’m featured on Scene of the Blog!
Over the next few months, I will be participating in a Read-a-Long hosted by Wallace at Unputdownables.net. We’ll dive right into Anna Karenina, a book that I have been wanting to read for years, but I hadn’t had the guts to jump in with both feet until now. If you are interested in joining us… Continue reading Read-a-long: Anna Karenina
Once again, from the Book Blogger Appreciation Week website: The world of blogging is continually changing. Share three things that are essential tried and true practices for every blogger, and 1-3 trends or tools that you have adopted recently. Sort of like my post from Wednesday of this week, I don’t feel like I’m in… Continue reading Book Blogger Appreciation Week 2011: Blogging Advice
From the Book Blogger Appreciation website: The world of book blogging has grown enormously and sometimes it can be hard to find a place. Share your tips for finding and keeping community in book blogging despite the hectic demands made on your time and the overwhelming number of blogs out there. If you’re struggling with… Continue reading Book Blogger Appreciation Week 2011: Community, Part 2
For those that may not know, this is the fourth year of Book Bloggers Appreciation Week; a time of year where the vast community of book bloggers honor each other’s writing, style and creativity. There are awards given in a variety of categories, and a few other events happen during the week to encourage the… Continue reading Book Blogger Appreciation Week 2011: Community