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On Faulkner, writing, and our splendid failure to do the impossible.

Like any other book nerd, I love quoting from literature. While it’s mostly from books I’ve read, I occasionally happen upon a set of beautiful lines that I’ve never heard of before, but love just as well. The current quote that speaks to me on a spiritual level is from William Faulkner. “All of us…… Continue reading On Faulkner, writing, and our splendid failure to do the impossible.

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Twitter, Tina the technical writer, and tears on a Sunday afternoon.

HAPPY WORLD BOOK DAY, NERDS! I was wondering what I should blog about today and thought, “hey, what’s your most favorite topic–the one you can never stop talking about? Write about that.” My favorite topic? Myself. What can I say, I’m a narcissist. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ Guess who’s got two thumbs, speaks limited French, and finally got…… Continue reading Twitter, Tina the technical writer, and tears on a Sunday afternoon.

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11 actual conversations I’ve had with people.

So, I’ve been spending the whole week wondering about what I should write next. Some would call this a slump, but not me. Nuh-uh. To steal the words of Brooklynn Nine-Nine’s amazing detective/genius Jake Peralta: I don’t slump, people. I opposite of slump. I pmuls. That’s slump backwards and it’s what I do. I pmuls…… Continue reading 11 actual conversations I’ve had with people.

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Requesting spree between the aisles of NetGalley

I did the unthinkable. All the fellow book bloggers warned me against it. I had so much control initially. Where did it all go? Now, I’m just a girl Faced with multiple NetGalley titles. Racing against time Trying to finish them all. Forget the cringe-worthy attempt at writing in the previous paragraph. When I first…… Continue reading Requesting spree between the aisles of NetGalley