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 – Writing, Photos, and Kissing

Posted Jul 27 2012 in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

It’s been a very busy week in the blogiverse. Between writers getting sued and RWA National conference, blogs have been filled with excellent advice. First up, unless you’ve been buried for the past week, I’m sure you’ve heard about Roni Loren’s post about how a photographer sued her for using one of his photographs without […]

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Friday Favorites – the Quick Edition

Posted Apr 27 2012 in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

I’m writing this Thursday night with a bit of a migraine hangover (at least I hope it’s totally gone) because I’m going to be busy all day tomorrow at my chapter’s conference Chicago Spring Fling. It’s going to be amazing, assuming I can keep the migraine at bay. Speaking of migraines, Marianne Hansen has a […]

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Friday Favorites – The Saturday Edition

Posted Apr 7 2012 in , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Believe it or not, I had my mashup links selected yesterday, but I got sidetracked getting ready for my daughter’s birthday party. So I’m running a day behind, but the posts are still worth reading. The other day, I revisited the idea of the anti-hero. As it turns out, I’m not the only one thinking […]

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Friday Favorites – Yoda, Ferris, & Writing

Posted Mar 23 2012 in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

After more than a week of fabulous warmer than normal weather here in Chicago, it’s a rainy, miserable day. But, I do have some great posts for you to click through: Fun Stuff: Marcy Kennedy writes about how Yoda was wrong. Now, I’ve mentioned before how Yoda is huge at our house, so my gut […]

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Friday Favorites – Fun & Beauty

Posted Feb 10 2012 in , , , , , , , , , ,

This is going to be a relatively short Friday Favorites post because there is something so cool going on in the blogosphere today that I’m going to send you off to check it out. But first, a couple of fun posts that had me grinning: Myndi Shafer struggled with writing log lines and decided to […]

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Friday Favorites – A Little Night Magic and Writing Links

Posted Feb 3 2012 in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Before I get to my mash-up of awesome links this week, I want to tell you about a book I just finished: A Little Night Magic by Lucy March. If any of you have read my Friday Favorites posts, you know that I’ve talked about Lucy March (AKA Lani Diane Rich) before. She’s a great […]

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Friday Favorites – Writing and the Holidays

Posted Dec 23 2011 in , , , , , , , , , , ,

You know, given that the holidays are this weekend, you’d think that the blogosphere would’ve slowed down some. Not the case. I still found gobs of great posts to share. TV Surprisingly, I only have a few TV post to mention. Of course the first up is Tiffany White again. I swear, we’re not related, […]

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