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Developing a Writing Habit

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One of those fundamental questions for a lot of people when it comes to an activity they love is “When did you consider yourself to be a…?”. Whether it’s a runner, photographer, dancer, designer or baker, there’s usually some milestone they can point to that signals really being that thing they set out to be.…

Book Haul 2014 (so far)

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I’ve been watching a lot of Booktuber videos (for those of you who aren’t familiar, this is an entire subculture on YouTube of vloggers dedicated primarily to sharing their thoughts on books and reading) and book hauls are popular. Most do a monthly video sharing the books they bought or received during the month, maybe…

NC Literary Festival Panels

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Hand-drawn Mouseguard button at #nccomicon #nclitfest Here’s the second part of my day at NC Literary Festival, which includes the two panels I attended. For part one, general thoughts and author sessions, visit yesterday’s post. The first panel I attended was short-titled Forensics Panel. The official title was “Science Write: Forensic Fact in Fiction.” To…

NC Literary Festival Overview

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Welcome to the first part of my day at NC Literary Festival. This post will include an overview of my experience, as well as some general thoughts and observations based mainly on author sessions. I also attended two panels (a forensics panels and a First Books panel) and will post about those tomorrow – otherwise…

When they’re dull as dirt: Thoughts on casting characters

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I’m part of a book club that loves to cast the movie version of a book once we’ve discussed it. It’s an interesting practice because several of the ladies cast the characters of each book they read as a regular practice. I don’t generally do that, though I sometimes see a strong resemblance and then…

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