Books Category

52 Ways to Get Unstuck

52 Ways to Get Unstuck: Exercises to Break Through Writer’s Block by Chris Mandeville My rating: 5 of 5 stars What a fun, easy, and non-frustrating way to get un-stuck! I purchased Mandeville’s book only a month ago and it has already helped me out of several sticky spots. It is filled with tips and […]

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PPWC 2014

Over the weekend I was treated to an amazing four days surrounded by writers. For the first time, I attended the Pikes Peak Writers Conference (PPWC) and I don’t think I have learned so much since I was in college. Let me share with you just a few of the highlights, but before I do, […]

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A Quote

The other day, on arbitrarydustbunnies, I posted this quote as a stand alone entry: “The wind had blown off, leaving a loud, bright night, with wings beating in the trees and a persistent organ sound as the full bellows of the earth blew the frogs full of life.” The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald. […]

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Wool, Shift, Dust

Hugh Howey’s series of books, starting with “Wool” followed by “Silo”,  and ending with “Dust”, have captivated audiences around the world.  “This is the story of mankind clawing for survival, of mankind on the edge.  The world outside has grown unkind, the view of it limited, talk of it forbidden.  But there are always those […]

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