December 5, 2019

This week, I am sharing a reading log, a look at writer work/life balance, a way to look at the problems in your drafts, and an examination of the words we love.

November 29, 2019

This week on Around the Web, I’m sharing podcast recommendations from Electric Lit, some thoughts on reading as kids from the Guardian, a bookish gift guide from Book Riot, and an author’s experience throwing a novel shower from LitHub.

November 21, 2019

This week, I’ve got a book list, some recipes to help you cook like Emily Dickinson, a look at Toronto Reference Library’s Arthur Conan Doyle room, and some tips for doing readings.

November 15, 2019

Before search engines put information at our fingertips, the library was one of the places to go to get answers. Mental Floss has gathered some strange questions people asked librarians at the New York Public Library before Google.

November 7, 2019

Welcome back and happy Friday! If you, like me, are doing NaNoWriMo this year, congratulations for taking on the challenge and making it this far. I hope this can act as a good break between your writing sprints. If you’re not doing NaNo, you still deserve a break.


October 31, 2019

Happy November, everyone! For our first Around the Web post of the month, I have two articles about writing the other, a look at Elton John’s reading habits, and a list of words that have been borrowed between languages. Hope you enjoy!

October 25, 2019

I’ve got some tips for handling seasonal creative doldrums, some fall drink pairings, a look at bookshop life, and some information on NaNoWriMo. Read on and enjoy the weekend!

October 18, 2019

This week, I’ve got some news about Stephen King, thoughts on the Emerging Writers Intensive in Banff, a look at the recent Book Award backlash, and a fun post on Vikings.

October 11, 2019

Happy Friday, readers! This weekend is Thanksgiving here in Canada and I am very thankful for books, authors, and all the people who write and share bookish content around the web.

October 4, 2019

This week, I’ve got a quiz, a collection of illustrations, a few Grammar lessons from TikTok, and some writing quotations.

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