Well, it's really frustrating to have to re-write a post you already wrote once, but I love you guys, so, here. I read Lamb: The Gospel According to Biff, Christ's Childhood Pal by Christopher Moore and I was pleasantly surprised by the rich authenticity of the time period, place setting, and religious customs depicted in Moore's cheeky … Continue reading Lamb: The Gospel According to Biff by Christopher Moore
I've been pretty excited by all the reading challenges lately but I haven't forgotten about writing, I promise. I have a local group that exchanges work every other week and meets every other week to critique each other's work, which I've dubbed Second Set, because it's always good to have a second set of eyes … Continue reading Thursday Writers w Jobe
Upcoming Teen Poetry Contest Upcoming Teen Poetry Workshop at Main
I adore looking at book covers, which is one of many reasons I prefer 50 Book Pledge to its mainstream counterpart Goodreads (but of course I have accounts with both). NPR put out a "best of" list of books from 2016, and it does not disappoint. You'll find a multitude of represented genres here, from romance … Continue reading Best of 2016 from NPR
Watching the Deadpool movie made me want to read some Deadpool comics, so I tried Deadpool vs SHIELD from the library. Below are a few of my favorite jokes from within these pages. CALS has about a million more Deadpool comics and comics of all kinds, so you should seriously check out their comics section.
Hey There Intrepid Readers and Writers! June was a slam-packed month for me, but don't think I didn't miss you ❤ Today I taught another of my writing workshops through CALS at the downtown Main Library, and I am always so encouraged and energized and excited by the people who attend -- so, if you're reading … Continue reading Did you miss me? It’s Jobe!
Hello my Lovelies, Jobe here. November is right around the corner and the countdown until November 1 and nanowrimo begins will run out before you know it. What is nanowrimo, you ask? Why, only the most exciting worldwide novel writing challenge on the planet! Learn all about it and get ready to write: nanowrimo.org. For … Continue reading Jobe Gears Up for November with a Nanowrimo Survival Kit List!