Category: Books

“Happiness” by Raymond Carver

Here’s a favorite poem I’d like to share with you for World Poetry Day:  “Happiness” by Raymond Carver So early it’s still almost dark out. I’m near the window with coffee, and the usual early morning stuff that passes for thought. When I see… Continue Reading ““Happiness” by Raymond Carver”

May Checkpoint! #TBR2019RBR

Hello, TBR Pile Challengers!  Welcome to the 5th checkpoint for our annual TBR Pile Challenge! I hope you are all making good progress and enjoying yourselves (and your reading selections! We have 169 reviews/check-in posts linked up already, with 7 months to go, and… Continue Reading “May Checkpoint! #TBR2019RBR”

April Checkpoint! #TBR2019RBR

Hello, TBR Pile Challengers!  We have made it to the First Quarter mark of the TBR Pile Challenge! We already have more than 140 reviews/checkpoints linked up on our Mr. Linky, which is pretty great! Well done to all of you!  As for me,… Continue Reading “April Checkpoint! #TBR2019RBR”

Steering the Craft by Ursula K. Le Guin

Ursula K. Le Guin is a fantastic writer. I thoroughly enjoyed A Wizard of Earthsea (it was the University’s common read a few years ago. I really should read more of the series!) and have always wanted to read more of her work. So, last year, I… Continue Reading “Steering the Craft by Ursula K. Le Guin”

March Checkpoint! #TBR2019RBR

Hello, TBR Pile Challengers!  Welcome to our third checkpoint for this year’s TBR Pile Challenge! We already have more than 110 reviews/checkpoints linked up on our Mr. Linky, which is insane! Well done to all of you! I hope you continue to read and… Continue Reading “March Checkpoint! #TBR2019RBR”

Inklette

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an exposition of micro and punk poetry

Emerge Literary Journal

Dedicated to Emerging Writers

embookstuff

quotes, excerpts and reviews

Beauty In Words🌹

You don’t start out writing good stuff. You start out writing crap and thinking it’s good stuff, and then gradually you get better at it. That’s why I say one of the most valuable traits is persistence. Octavia E. Butler

The Wheelchair Teen

My life as a black, disabled teenager

All The Vintage Ladies

A bookish blog (mostly) about women writers of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries

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A great WordPress.com site