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…get it write

blur-old-antique-bookAs we all settle into our jingle bells and one-horse open sleighs…or turkeys and pilgrims for those who insist on celebrating the holidays in order, we find ourselves at the start of another important month of the year.

Today marks the second day of National Novel Writing Month. You may recognize it better as its hashtag — #NaNoWriMo. As you can see, it’s compact because nothing matters more to writers than character(s).  Read the rest of this entry

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…Transport

“The books transported her into new worlds and introduced her to amazing people who lived exciting lives.”

~ Roald Dahl, “Matilda”

Happy Book Lovers Day! While every season is a good time to pick up a book, there’s something special about summer reading. Which is why it makes perfect sense that Book Lovers Day would fall during the summer months. Read the rest of this entry

…Read

blur-old-antique-bookHappy World Book Day!

It’s no coincidence that this holiday dedicated to all things reading falls on Theodore Geisel’s (aka Dr. Seuss) birthday. Books and Dr. Seuss go together like…well, green eggs and ham.

In honor of this beloved wordsmith’s birthday, I thought I’d write today’s post as a rhyme. Read the rest of this entry

…Be Outrageous

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“Never do anything by halves if you want to get away with it. Be outrageous. Go the whole hog. Make sure everything you do is so completely crazy it’s unbelievable…”

~Matilda, “Matilda”

 In case the quote didn’t give it away, today is Roald Dahl Day!

Today marks what would have been the beloved author’s 100th birthday, so the celebration is extra special. Read the rest of this entry

…Cast a Spell

Summer Reading

Today’s summer reading is a series that you’ve probably already read, but a millennial summer reading series wouldn’t be complete without revisiting this modern classic — “Harry Potter.”
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