Tag: reading

In between

Hello lovelys! I am getting behind with Napowrimo and A to Z challenge. In case you were looking for me. Last year, I just quit. This year, I’m pushing through. I’m completing coursework and studying for exams and I’ll be right back. If not Friday, Saturday for A to Z, and later today for Napowrimo.…

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Excerpt – Mysterious ways

It’s been a while since I posted an excerpt of any kind. But I am all about sharing right now. So for your pleasure only. Mysterious ways is a working title. It may change or it may not. Belinda left the corner of her window were she was hiding and motioned inside her room with…

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Rediscovering the Mad Hatter

“If I had a world of my own, everything would be nonsense. Nothing would be what it is, because everything would be what it isn’t. And contrary wise, what is, it wouldn’t be. And what it wouldn’t be, it would. You see?” ― Lewis Carroll, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking-Glass Sometimes, I re-read some…

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Blog discoveries #AtoZchallenge

I’ve been traveling the blogosphere this week and found myself in some very enjoyable places: 1) Profiling Great Americans: This blog is a jewel of great historic information about people easily forgotten but who were part of the great tapestry that designed north american history. Really! Go visit! 2) Rinelle Grey: Arrived there at Letter O is…

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Q is for Quizzical

QUIZZICAL 1. Suggesting puzzlement; questioning. 2. Teasing; mocking. 3. Eccentric; odd. The definition I prefer: questioning and mocking or supercilious a quizzical look. I read a lot of book in english and I take notes of words that I find interesting, hoping I might use them in a future story. QUIZZICAL is one of them. Actually it’s the only one…

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Powerful listener

Last night, I read a few excerpt of my NaNoWriMo novel to my youngest daughter (the other one, not the one doing NaNo). She reads a lot and she is very critical about what she reads. Most of the time, I fear her opinion because she is ruthlessly sharp and vindictive, even though she is…

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Surrender

Have you ever notice that writers can make you believe anything? You open a book and you are right there, in the moment with people you’ll never meet because they don’t exist. But yet, you can become so intimate, so emotionally involved with them that, somewhere in your mind, you believe they are true. It’s…

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