Category: Opinion

Ch-ch-ch-changes….

Where the heck did 2013 go? Here we are on the cusp of 2014…another new year. And with a new year, comes a time for reflection. I’ve been thinking a lot about blogging lately. It has grown stale for me. I lack the energy for it I once had. Recently I made the decision to …

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The Mother of All Reading Slumps

For a long, long time I bragged that I did not experience reading slumps. I felt so smug. And then August of 2013 arrived. I picked up one book after the other. Some I read, some I threw down after only a few pages. Mostly I felt exhausted by the written word. It was the …

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Check Out…

*Click on any photo in this post to enjoy a larger view …the July/August 2012 Edition of Bookmarks Magazine. My literary fiction book list is included in the Have You Read? column! Back in November 2011 I submitted my list – then waited and heard nothing back. So imagine my surprise when someone in my …

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Blogger Impact

There are plenty of reasons to bemoan the changes in blogging – the pressures to review books, the controversy over monetizing or not, lack of transparency, author backlashes, and demands to track stats and increase traffic. So, it was with a great deal of gratitude and not a little pride to see book bloggers get …

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Blacked Out in Protest

Read more about SOPA here. Add your name to the protest – let Congress hear your voice. Please follow and like the blue thistle

Looking Forward to 2012

I love the start of a new year – I would even go so far as to say my favorite day of the year is January 1st. I like looking back at what I accomplished, and then planning ahead – especially when it comes to books and reading. Here are my goals, plans, and general …

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Paid Content and Disclosure: Survey Results

I want to thank everyone who took the time to visit the survey I set up regarding paid blog content and disclosure. If you missed it, here is the post that prompted the survey. I had hoped to get a large response because I think that would give a better idea of what is happening …

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