The Reader’s Bane

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.

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When Your Character Walks Down The Aisle

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.

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Werewolves, Vampires, and Ghosts, But No Female Friendships

In my last Bookish Ramble I mentioned I would write about the lack of female friendships in urban fantasy.

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Choosing Your Writing Instruments

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.

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Marble Men and Waitresses With a Deathwish

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.

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TTT – Book Titles That are Complete Sentences

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.

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The Woodsmen are Afraid of Lavender and Wolfsbane

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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. 

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bear with me . . .

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.

We’ll see.

Thanks for reading! If you’re interested, I just posted another writing prompt and a casual disquisition, A Name by any Other Rose . . .

Thank you, readers!

Kendra