Hogwarts on Facebook →
ardenashley: popculturebrain: Hogwarts Finally Hooks Up the Internet: Vulture Imagines What The Potter Characters’ Facebook Pages Would Look Like | Vulture On a meta level I’m surprised to see this coming out of Vulture, usually we’d something like this from Collegehumor. Just. I…I love this. Me too! The facebook pages are so dead-on. Double thumbs up.
Banned Book Week
love seeing these lists because I’m reminded of all the classics that have somehow sneaked past me, and they march right back on up to the top of my “To Read” list. I’m having a hard time finding a comprehensive list of banned books, but here’s Google’s list of 42 of the banned classics. I’ve only read eight!? I need to get on it. ...
indieandyy: Paper Planes by The Da Vincis...
Happy National Punctuation Day →
sasquatchmedia: National Punctuation Day is about as sexy as a man in a purple polyester jumpsuit (present company of Albert excluded.) Poynter’s Roy Peter Clark has fun in the above post just talking about the power of white space in writing. Commas. Periods. Semi-colons. I once tried to estimate the number of stories I’ve either written or edited in my life as a journalist, and my brain blew...
Ten Daily Habits That Make a (Good) Writer →
the-write-idea: The following is an excerpt from A Writer’s Book of Days by Judy Reeves These ten daily habits that make a (good) writer are excerpted from the book: 1. Eat Healthfully. Give your body what it really wants so it can support you. You may think it wants caffeine, sugar, or alcohol, but it really wants broccoli and spinach. Eat healthfully for stamina, good health, and the sensory...
Missing Missy. →
My friend Elizabeth is here right now and showed me this and we laughed so much.
Seeking motivation for your diet?
hen you want to shed a couple of pounds you vow on your life to cut out the junk: fast food, soda, sweets, all of it. It works for a little bit, sure. You avoid McDonald’s, quit buying chocolate, stock your fridge with fresh vegetables, and you even start drinking more water. We’ve all given it a go before - but how often have you actually stuck with it, hmm? Right now I’m reading Fast Food...
…Another English characteristic which is so much a part of us that we...– George Orwell, Why I Write. I LOVE this! This is why I feel a sense of belonging here!
I found a much cooler blogging site.
This is it, and I’ll start posting here from now on. Viola!