The dreaded reading slump could be said to be the reader’s bane. That dastardly pit of confusion or lack of reader energy, when your TBR pile seems like a metaphorical tower built to honor your procrastination or lack of motivation, instead of the tower of fun it should.Continue reading “The Reader’s Bane”
Marriage is a huge change in a person’s life. In reality, and in fiction. When two characters tie the knot, the possibilities of what can come out of that union are endless. When it doesn’t work, or fit into your narrative, a marriage could ruin your series or novel.Continue reading “When Your Character Walks Down The Aisle”
In my last Bookish Ramble I mentioned I would write about the lack of female friendships in urban fantasy.Continue reading “Werewolves, Vampires, and Ghosts, But No Female Friendships”
One of the things I love about writing and books are all of the cool little knick-knacks created around these two things. From cute bookmarks to mini Bluetooth keyboards, the choices can be endless.Continue reading “Choosing Your Writing Instruments”
Reading Dead Until Dark again was an experience. I think I was 19 or so when I first read the series – after giving up on the show when the plot got lost under all that vampire sex – and now, at 33, I wanted to re-visit it again.Continue reading “Marble Men and Waitresses With a Deathwish”
This happens every single time, but every single time I can’t see it coming. The spiral downward in times of change.Continue reading “My Excuse is a Spiral”
TOP TEN TUESDAY WAS CREATED BY THE BROKE AND THE BOOKISH IN JUNE OF 2010 AND WAS MOVED TO THAT ARTSY READER GIRL IN JANUARY OF 2018. IT WAS BORN OF A LOVE OF LISTS, A LOVE OF BOOKS, AND A DESIRE TO BRING BOOKISH FRIENDS TOGETHER.Continue reading “TTT – Book Titles That are Complete Sentences”
Victor hovered before the open window, the cigarette held loosely in his fingers, the gloom of the lightless cabin behind him almost a physical weight. The hairs on the back of his neck were raised, but Victor didn’t dare turn on a light only to be silhouetted against the window for anyone out there to see.Continue reading “The Woodsmen are Afraid of Lavender and Wolfsbane”
I’m transitioning the blog from the old name, Kendra&Story, to the new, Glimpses Here and There. I’m also changing up some of the look. I’ll see if I want to stay with it. I may change the header image every once in a while, just for one.
Thank you, readers!