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Saved by a Poem

Do you know any poems or rhymes by heart? Have you ever memorized a poem purely because you loved it so much? Lately I’ve been inclined to review only books that have come out within the last year or so. … Continue reading

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A Loaded Gun: Emily Dickinson for the 21st Century

I make an effort when reviewing books to not be too negative. However there are times when I am so opposed to an author’s point of view that I am compelled to speak out about it. Such is the case … Continue reading

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Why I’d Rather Hold a Book …

… than a digital reading device. I’m an unapologetic Luddite. The older I get, the less inclined I am to get on the bandwagon of the latest “trending” electronic gadget. My drive is to be me, regardless of what everyone … Continue reading

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Ohioana Book Festival

Although the Ohioana Book Festival (taking place on April 23, 2016 in downtown Columbus, Ohio, USA) was celebrating its tenth anniversary, this was my first time at the event. Sponsored by the Ohioana Library Association, the Ohioana Book Festival featured

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Columbus State Writers’ Conference (Part II)

The second session I attended at The Columbus State Writers’ Conference was “Bootleg MFA.” In this workshop facilitator Sayuri Ayers explained the three main reasons one would want to get a MFA (Master of Fine Arts) degree:

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From Rags to Written: An Interview with Pam Spence

Pam Spence, of Ostrander, Ohio, is a woman of many hats, both literally and figuratively. Pam has been a puppeteer, a mead maker, a street performer, and a poet. She is a wife, mother, and grandmother. But throughout her life’s … Continue reading

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Drawing for a Free Book!

              Win a free autographed book! During the month of October, 2014, anyone in the continental United States* who clicks to follow my blog will be entered in a drawing to win

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