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 – Playing Catch Up

Posted Mar 16 2012 in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

If you follow me on Twitter, you know that I was pretty much out of commission for the end of last week. First I had a migraine from Wednesday until Friday, then I was feeling sickish starting on Saturday. Turned out to be allergies with a sinus headache, but it took me a couple of […]

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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 – 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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Versatile Blogger Award

Posted Jan 8 2012 in , , , , , , , , , , ,

You know, I’ve only been doing this blogging thing for a couple of months, but because of Kristen Lamb’s class on blogging to build your author brand (hello WANA1011 people), I have a whole team of people to network with both on my blog and on Twitter. It’s made the entire experience so much easier […]

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