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Treasure Hunt: My love affair with typewriters…

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…

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The Obligatory (but awesome) New Year’s Post

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

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Bookish Girl News: I’m featured on Scene of the Blog!

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!

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Book Blogger Appreciation Week 2011: Blogging Advice

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

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Book Blogger Appreciation Week 2011: Community, Part 2

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

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Book Blogger Appreciation Week 2011: Community

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