Friday Favorites – Banned Books, Anniversaries, and Fun

Posted Oct 5 2012 in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

This past week was Banned Books week. For those of you who might not be aware, Banned Books week celebrates openmindedness. As a teacher, I loved Banned Books week. I started the year with a whole unit on Banned Books. The great thing about it was that I taught kids who were amazed that books […]

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Friday Favorites – The It’s Been A While Edition

Posted Sep 28 2012 in , , , , , , , , , , , ,

I’ve been swamped between the new school year, cheerleading, figuring out promotion for MORE THAN THIS, and thinking about starting something new. So while I’ve been active on Twitter, Friday Favorites hasn’t been happening because I fell behind on blog reading. I’m running late writing this now, but I did finally catch up on blogs. […]

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Friday Favorites – Lots of Romance in the News

Posted Jul 13 2012 in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

I’m still behind in my blog reading and what makes it worse is that we’re at that point in the summer where the kids are a little bonkers. They’re restless even though we go out plenty and when they’re not fighting with each other, they go out of their way to irritate me. This is […]

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Friday Favorites – Relationships, Writing & Language Fun

Posted May 25 2012 in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Another week gone and only one more until the kids are out of school. I’m beginning to worry about keeping up with 3 posts a week while they’re home. I’ve gone back to teaching part-time (college level writing) and although it’s only one night a week, I spend hours prepping and grading. Add in the […]

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Friday Favorites – Romance, Love and Storytelling

Posted May 4 2012 in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

I think I lost more than a few hours reading blog posts this week because I came across so many good things to read. It was hard to choose what to include, but I hope you enjoy my selections: Emma Burcart has two posts about finding Mr. Right. First, she talks about how sometimes the […]

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Friday Favorites – Dating, Writing, and TV

Posted Apr 13 2012 in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Busy week around here again. I’ve been saying that a lot lately it seems. Between Trouble’s birthday and RT and getting my revision letter from my editor, I’m a bit crazed. By the time this posts, I’ll be back at RT for a full day of workshops and fun. I’ll get another post up about […]

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Friday Favorites – the Short Edition

Posted Mar 30 2012 in , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

So it’s still spring break here. Spring break + 3 kids = no extra time for Shannyn. I did manage to comb the web for my favorite posts for the week, but there’s not as many as usual. TV: Tiffany White writes about Missing with Ashley Judd. I’ve watched the first couple of episodes (although […]

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Friday Favorites – Writing and Publishing

Posted Feb 24 2012 in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

For my Friday Favorites posts, I usually try to find a balance of fun and educational posts to offer as links. This week, however, is a little heavy on the being a writer posts. There were just too many to try to narrow them down more. Being a writer– Trish Loye Elliott posted 10 ways […]

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Friday Favorites – Trusting Yourself

Posted Jan 20 2012 in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

So very many excellent writing blogs this week. Before I get to those, let’s run through the just for fun ones — Tiffany White does an awesome roundup of TV shows that she’s reviewed and talked about. If you’re looking to add something to your lineup, check out this list. Heck, even if you’re not […]

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