I've been wondering recently about writers who are most productive. In my own quest to become as productive as possible (make writing a habit, set aside time each day, make myself accountable to someone...) I have overlooked one of the things that fucks up my productivity the most; the cost of constant context switching due … Continue reading Should We Delete Our Social Media Accounts?
If you are on Instagram, you should take a look at something called #circleofbookishfriends It's booky-thing (of course) where you get a prompt like "Favorite author" or "Women Wednesday". The posts are, more often than not, Stephen King or horror-related, as the people who started the Circle of Bookish Friends (I think it was mother.horror) … Continue reading Just Some Fancy Books – Instagram
I was asked to contribute a short video to Bookriot's Instagram So I did. Here are 15 seconds in which I say things about a book and am very conscious of my voice and face and accent and everything. http://instagram.com/p/uYbPyRn7AE/?modal=true Ok, after my initial feelings of awkwardness recording that (this is take.... 5, I think) … Continue reading What I’m reading right now? This.
So, I'm reading A Tale of Two Cities, one of Charles Dickens' better known books. I am increasingly of the opinion that he is the greatest writer of all time. I admit that he is at times overly melodramatic and that his plots contain a little too much coincidence for some, but I stand by … Continue reading OMG Dickens!
I recently bought an iPad, and it lets me take photos of stuff and share right away. I understand people do this with food and children. Not me. You see, I'm a book person and so I take photos of books. This is my recent loot from Barnes & Noble. The Cover of the excellent … Continue reading 7 Book Photos