Well, we didn’t win the $500 giveaway at Chronicle Books! Sadly enough. But, because we participated in the event, from now through Thursday, the 16th of December you can get 35% off + free shipping on any purchases. Use this promo code at checkout: HAULIDAYS. That’s a pretty good treat, here’s the link: Chronicle Books.
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Chronicle Books has a wonderful promotion going on for the holidays. They call it the Happy Haul-idays . I select $500 worth of books I’d like to have and enter my blog. If I should win, one of you will win $500 worth of books as well. All you have to do is leave a [...]
Wow, I totally forgot about Wednesday. The Labor Day holiday threw me off, totally. So, we’ll skip the Wednesday Word feature and take on something else. Books. I couldn’t live without them. Could you? I wrote recently about my new purchases at a book fair, adding to my ever growing collection. What is it that [...]
I’m reading Jonathan Franzen’s The Discomfort Zone, A Personal History, his memoir of growing up in the 70′s. I’ve never read any of his books, but am aware of his renown as a novelist, he wrote The Corrections. The book cover was part of why I selected the book; it’s a heart drawn into sections- [...]
My progress in the book challenge is not going as smoothly as expected, I’m only on book #10. At this rate I won’t make my 100, and that’s fine. The challenge is more about motivated me to read more. The new book, The Liars’ Club by Mary Karr is a beautifully written memoir. I’ve had [...]
Many people say it’s crucial to read if you want to be a writer. It seems logical, but the case could be made for spending that time on one’s own writing? I share a concern with others that my writing might be influenced by things I’ve read. But, I keep reading. I love books and [...]