Scarlet Tales (yeah, I went there)

Posted October 18, 2016 by Amanda Shofner in Dogs are magical
Scarlet Tales (yeah, I went there)

Fun fact: Scarlet’s tail has changed color since we’ve gotten her. Different colored hairs appeared, making her tail seem darker. It’s adorable. And I’m not biased. Also, she’s great at napping. Owning a dog is a humanizing experience. Sometimes taking care of myself is enough of a job. But to be responsible for a living creature, […]

How to Prep for NaNoWriMo Without Freaking Out

Posted October 11, 2016 by Amanda Shofner in Writing
How to Prep for NaNoWriMo Without Freaking Out

If you’ve been on the Internet lately, and are involved in the writing community, then you probably know NaNoWriMo is coming. Less than a month to go! There’s a lot of advice available, but I find that getting deep down in NaNoWriMo preparation articles only makes me feel more overwhelmed than before. If you want […]

Know when to let go

Know when to let go

At the beginning of September, I announced I was shutting down my book blog of five years. But the truth was, the blog had been dead long before then, even though we continued to post there. How often do we hang onto things too long? Letting go of my book blog ultimately has little impact on anyone’s […]