Monthly Archives: March 2008

The Watchmen

So I just finished reading The Watchmen, which is considered by many to be a classic graphic novel. I really like graphic novels and felt that I had to read it. It was very good, and I liked the idea … Continue reading

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My trip to Chicago

We arrived late at night last Thursday and walked what seemed half a mile in the O’Hare airport to get to our hotel shuttle. We stayed at the Doubletree in Rosemont, a little “village” near O’Hare. The only thing that … Continue reading

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Wuthering Heights 2

I finished Wuthering Heights a while ago and my opinion of it did not change. I do, however, respect the fact that the book did take a lot of imagination to write and was very well written. But I still … Continue reading

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Wuthering Heights

I am currently reading Wuthering Heights and I have to say I am finding it very difficult to read. It is slightly boring and all of the characters (with perhaps the exception of Nelly Dean) are instantly hate-able. I was … Continue reading

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Miss Conduct has a blog

One of my favorite things to do on a Sunday morning is to drink tea and read the Boston Globe Magazine. My favorite section is Miss Conduct’s section, which is basically an advice column about manners. It is almost always … Continue reading

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I take it back

So (why do all of my entries start with this word?) I finished Love and Other Four Letter Words and I have to say that I really liked it. It was sweet and heart-felt. The main character, who initially seemed … Continue reading

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Love and Other Four Letter Words

So I am currently reading Love and Other Four Letter Words by Carolyn Mackler. I wanted to read something by her because she gave a really moving speech at this year’s SCBWI conference. She seemed so funny and engaging and … Continue reading

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Turning Tables and Dreamhunter

So I just found out about another pair of twin writers who have co-written a book that has recently been published! The book is called Turning Tables and was written by Heather and Rose MacDowell. I look forward to reading … Continue reading

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My accent

So apparently I have a Western accent even though I grew up in the South! I guess that’s because I watched wayy to much TV. What American accent do you have? Your Result: The West   Your accent is the … Continue reading

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YA writer’s course

I signed up for a YA writer’s course with the Cambridge Center for Adult Education. It doesn’t start until April, but I’m pretty excited about it. It has been a long time since I’ve been in a writing class.

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