2012 favorites: reading

19 January, 2013

favorite books read in 2012 I meant to write little review posts about each of these and never did. I still might, because I have things I’d like to say about each of them. This year was a totally indulgent reading year. I gravitated towards pure mood and pleasure reading most of the time. These […]

Seven thoughts about “Breakfast at Tiffany’s”

19 February, 2012

I just watched this movie and then was sitting down to write a different blog post, and all of this was stuck in my brain. A movie is never just a movie. These are the type of things I think about.

See also: times when I wish I could turn off my “critical analysis” mechanism.

It’s NaNoWriMo!

1 November, 2008

Yep.  It’s that time of year again, when tons of writers challenge themselves to write a novel in only 30 days!  National Novel Writing Month.   Their website this year says “Celebrating 10 years of literary abandon!”.    In case you haven’t heard of this, here is a brief introduction: National Novel Writing Month is a fun, […]

The Geek Out List: Special LOST Edition!

13 August, 2008

The thing I love about LOST spoilers that I find online is that I don’t need to avoid them. They never give away any information, just give us more to chew on. (and chew on and chew on and chew on… until January) So here’s the juicyest new things I’ve heard/read/seen about the new season […]

Book Review: The Host by Stephenie Meyer

31 July, 2008

In the midst of writing the explosively popular Twilight series, Stephenie Meyer departed into Sci-Fi territory with another emotionally compelling, character-driven novel, The Host. It proves to be a highly enjoyable read, but lacks enough depth or moxie to reach its full, deliciously-complicated potential.

On My Book Radar: Steampunk, the anthology edited by Ann and Jeff VanderMeer

9 July, 2008

via The Fix. A couple of months ago, I wrote briefly about Steampunk.  Since then, I have been looking out for anything related to the genre/artists/movement – it so fascinates and delights me.   This book came out months ago, but it is just now on my radar.  I cannot wait to read this.  Here […]