Remember when this was a thing? I'd like to bring it back. Because jokes about coffee make the day a little more bearable, don't you agree?
This is absolutely too exciting not to share. Exoplanets in a habitable range from their sun???!!! I bet you thought I forgot about Sci & Fi Saturday, didn't you? Rest assured, my love for science and science fiction will never be extinguished. ❤ Now you can tremble in fear at the implications of this video, compliments … Continue reading Sci&Fi Saturday w Jobe
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
I have chosen the word HABITUAL because it sounds like the combination of HABIT and RITUAL. I would like to focus on establishing regular routines that help me be my best self. If you want help deciding on your Word of the Year for 2017, check out: http://www.susannahconway.com/word/ If you want to declare your Word … Continue reading 2017 – Personal Word of the Year!
You've probably heard of the concept of selecting a word for the year, a way to focus your energy on some ultimate goal or feeling or idea. I haven't made up my mind yet, but I'm digging into the idea of it. Christine Kane wrote a cool blog post about it here, and breezing through … Continue reading 2017 – Personal Word of the Year?
Okay, y'all. I know this is a blog about the reading and writing of books. No one is telling anyone how to or how not to spend their money. If you borrow or trade books with friends, check out at the library, hit up the used book stores, the local bookstores, the big bookstores--that is … Continue reading And now for something completely different…
So what was tough, what was awesome, what surprised you? My proudest achievement this year was writing every single day, even if it was just 100-200 words on my phone. In previous years I allowed myself skip days and that really put the pressure on. But I found this year that I was motivated by … Continue reading Nano 2016 Review
I almost completely forgot about Wordnik until it came up in conversation today. Similar to online dictionaries it provides the definition to any word you look up, but it additionally gives users the ability to favorite, make lists, even sponsor a word! It also provides current examples of your word in question as it is … Continue reading Did you guys know about Wordnik?