(Caveat - this post has nothing to do with libraries. Deal with it.) I've survived week one of NaNoWrio! I'm at about 11,500 words at the moment which means that I'm a little bit behind for the day. Silly work, it just keeps getting in the way! But 11,500 words! I was going to say … Continue reading NaNoWriMo – Week 1
So I've decided to attempt NaNoWriMo. NaNoWriMo, if you are not a crazy person and don't know this, stands for 'National Novel Writing Month.' In the month of November thousands of insane people try to write a 50,000 word novel. That's 1,666 words a day! Considering that I struggle writing a blog post every week, … Continue reading NaNoWriMo – am I crazy?
Banned Books Week officially ends today but I'm still thinking about it and I'm leaving my display up probably for the whole month. Why? Because a week isn't long enough to process all of these thoughts and issues for me. And because I'm lazy. Putting up a display takes some doing, and since I've started … Continue reading Banned Books Week, a coda: Selection as censorship?
This time of the year is a little crazy: summer reading is beginning, the fiscal year is ending (budgets! kill me!), new displays that need making (I'm stealing your ideas, Mary Kay!), people going on vacations - see above - and at least in here in MA today, it's unbelievably hot. Like 98 degrees and … Continue reading Busy bee, that’s me
I'm not really a end of the year recap/new year's resolutions type of girl, but Hannah requested that I make a suggested reading list for 2012. If you know Hannah, you know that whatever Hannah wants Hannah gets. She's very persuasive and it's also a good idea, so here goes! I've broken the recommendations up … Continue reading 2012 Reading List