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Writing on Wednesdays title cover with Sarah Bereza and Nicole Roccas

Strong and Nimble: Our Goals for 2020

From book proposals to sabbaticals to buying mascara to finally visiting a dentist after twelve years: Nicole and Sarah talk about their 2020 goals.

Writing, Grieving, and Recovering: Notes to Self by Emilie Pine

I’m three quarters through Emilie Pine’s evisceratingly well-written collection of personal essays and I can’t remember an author who’s made me cry this much…

220 for 2020! And Other Reading Goals

An ambitious reading goal for an ambitious year!

My Top Reads in 2019

2019 was such a great reading year for me, I’m sad to see it go. I’m on track to make my Goodreads goal of 75 books, but always find it difficult to decide what my favorite books were in any given year. I read in so many different genres, from picture books to academic nonfiction,…
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How to Read More (#FastTipsFridays)

It’s December–time to make good on those Goodreads goals we set last January! This week’s #FastTipsFridays are a collection of the strategies I use to keep reading high on my list of priorities. Be clear on your WHY(s). Why do you want to read more? What would reading more add to your life? What are…
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My Top 10 Listening Experiences of 2019

It was too hard for me to narrow things down so there are actually way more than ten items below. This is what addiction looks like.

Netflix

What to Read Next When You’d Rather Be Watching Netflix

At least twice a year, I have to claw my way out of a Netflix-induced reading rut. Not that binge-watching an entire miniseries in one weekend is a bad thing, but there are times I sense my Netflix patronage getting a bit too… All consuming? My attention span declines. I find myself lamenting the absence…
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Writing on Wednesdays title cover with Sarah Bereza and Nicole Roccas

Social Media for Writers (Ep 024)

Why use social media as a writer? Nicole and Sarah discuss two ways to approach the wild west of FB, Twitter, Instagram and more.

5 Audible Books that Put Me to Sleep (in a Good Way)

When I got married five years ago, I dreaded being unable to sleep in the same bed as someone else. I’m a light sleeper and growing up, the only way I could fall asleep was with a huge box fan right next to my bed for the white noise. I’d long since weaned myself off…
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The Best 5 Books I’ve Read This Summer

My favorite thing to do during the summer (besides eating ice cream, finding a lake to swim in, drinking chilled white wine against a setting sun, etc.) is to “go to bed early,” by which I mean pretend to be tired at 8:30 PM but secretly lay in bed for three hours reading FUN BOOKS.…
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