Until the Very End, Always

I don't have any of the original posts or quotes that went with this, but this has been bouncing around my brain and my Facebook for a while now, and I CANNOT LET IT GO UNDEFENDED. I CAN'T. So one of my friends on Facebook said (or shared someone who said, I can't remember) that … Continue reading Until the Very End, Always

Tossed in the Deep End

One of the most difficult things to nail in writing, I've found, is establishing setting. If a world is different from our own, it's very tempting to "info dump" and try to establish as much as possible right up front so that everything is understood. It's been fairly well established that this is bad form … Continue reading Tossed in the Deep End

Age of the Brick-and-Mortar Bookstore

I've made it fairly clear in the past (I believe) that I stand firmly on the fence in regards to paper books (or dead tree books, as my family is wont to call them) versus e-books. I love my Nook and my Kindle, but I also still will go out of my way to buy … Continue reading Age of the Brick-and-Mortar Bookstore

On the Subject of Books

So I came across something on Tumblr the other day which really set me off. Someone had shared a picture which said "No one should be shamed for reading" and it had a picture of a little paper book and an e-book reader holding hands. Very cute. With the reblog, the poster says, "YES. I’m … Continue reading On the Subject of Books