Me: Who likes to read?
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Me: Who likes to read?
We’re making great progress and my trainer thinks he’ll be ready to come to the SCBWI conference with me in June. Continue reading A Pupdate on Training
I’m very excited that my trainer thinks Ringo will be ready to go with me to the SCBWI conference in June. And that will be huge for me. Continue reading Getting Conference Ready for SCBWI
If you follow me on social media you’ve probably noticed the world’s okay-est service dog in training in the background. (He’s got a new vest by the way) We adopted Ringo back in May. He’d been in the shelter for three months, which I still cannot believe because he’s a cutie patootie, having been picked up in Georgia as a stray. He spent months in a paddock with other dogs playing whenever he wanted to, so that’s something we’re still working through because he still wants to play on his time. When he first came home, he had severe separation … Continue reading Ringo: SDiT
I am finally-FINALLY-done with school. I now hold a BA in Writing Arts, an MA in Writing, and an MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults. I have 10k left on my current work in progress and it’s killing. Because I’m at a point that gets my MC to the end. And I know how it ends. But between now and then something happens and I just haven’t figured that part out yet. It’s infuriating. But, I have some goals. My pinky fingers willing, I will get that last 10k done by April 30th, overhaul in May, and begin … Continue reading That Work in Progress
Ooooh, sounds spooky. Wait… they just… rub poison on her? Are these queens giftless? So only Mirabella has powers? She sounds kinda full of herself. Oh, she’s not full of herself. Arsinoe, low magic doesn’t seem like such a good … Continue reading 20 Thoughts While Listening to Three Dark Crowns
Whoo, book nerds. Blogging, especially about books, has been an adventure. An adventure in wondering where my time went and why I requested this thing. Here are some things I wish I knew before I started. #1 That sounds terrible. … Continue reading 10 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Started Book Blogging
Books, books, books, books, books, books, books. It seems like we’ll never be able to get through our TBRs, like we can’t get enough pages, like we never have enough new titles. Well, good news, there’s an app for that. … Continue reading Apps for Booknerds
This narrator is so whispery… Whispery works for Xifeng, though. Ew. Wei. You suck, you controlling white-night complex. DID YOU GUYS KILL GUMA!? We’re in the forest. In the forest, in the forest, in the forest. Lady Swan… You cray. … Continue reading 15 Thoughts While Listening to Forest of a Thousand Lanterns
I really wanted to like Shadow of the Fox. The description alone reminded me of many animes that I binged on in high school and early college. But as I started reading Shadow of the Fox, I was turned off … Continue reading Shadow of the Fox ★☆☆☆☆