May 14, 2020

Hello, world! I’m back again, and this week I’m sharing a video on the credibility bookcase, a collaborative novel, a word challenge, and a look at one author’s book writing plan.

The Rise of the Credibility Bookcase

Authors, actors, politicians, and more have found them...

May 8, 2020

It’s time for our weekly round up of web content! This week, I’m sharing some free classic adventure books, a poetry phone number, an illustrated pandemic diary, and some tips for recording family history.

Let’s get right into it!

Classic Adventures

If you’re having troub...

May 1, 2020

Welcome back, readers! Another week of self-isolation has passed, and I hope you’re all holding up okay. This week’s bookish distractions include a fun novel title quiz, a look at a book cover challenge, a dive into rediscovering Medieval ink, and a linguist’s collecti...

April 24, 2020

Hello again, readers! This week’s roundup of internet content includes a first look at a new YouTube channel dedicated to Canadian Children’s books, some library backgrounds for your video chats, a look at publishing’s ableism problem, and some news about banning books...

April 17, 2020

Welcome back, readers! This week we’ll jump right in. For your entertainment, I present: the only surviving recording of Virginia Woolf, a charity auction to support comic book stores, some advice for reading poetry, and a look at children’s preference for books that e...

April 15, 2020

Photo by Tim Mossholder on Unsplash

It’s the saboteur within and it can torpedo our dreams.

“The worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt.”

― Sylvia Plath, The Unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath

The Gifts of Creative People

Creative people see possibilities, valu...

April 13, 2020

Make the reader’s first impression count with a crisp and evocative headline. A strong headline makes the difference between a handful of article or blog reads or your piece going viral. It can mean the difference between engaging a loyal following of readers or sinkin...

April 10, 2020

Hello again, readers! As we head in to a long weekend (does it feel like a weekend anymore? What even is time?), I’m back to share some reading material with you.

This week, I have a look at why we turn to Jane Austen in times of trouble, an article on book clubs during...

April 3, 2020

Welcome back, readers! We’ve finally made it through March and that feels like an accomplishment right now, so take some time to celebrate the new month. I for one, am writing from my home office where the sun is shining through the window and a book awaits my attentio...

March 20, 2020

You know, I generally aim to give you something that engages you in my weekly posts, something that captures your attention and perhaps distracts you from the everyday. That seems especially important right now, so I hope the following links help you out amid all the u...

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