Monthly Archives: October 2013

30 Before 30: NaNoWriMo

I’ll let you in on a little secret about myself. I’m not a real writer.  Continue reading


Top 5 Things I Love About Working From Home

My office-mate, gazing at me in silent adoration.

My office-mate, gazing at me in silent adoration.

Two months in to working from home, I can say without exaggeration or hesitation: I have the best gig in the world.

Some people (looking at you, mom) were worried when I said I was leaving the office world behind in favor of a work-from-home job. Some people (again mom) weren’t sure I had the self-discipline to manage my own schedule. Some people even warned me that I’ll “have to be careful not to become slovenly.” (Yes, my mom really said that.)

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Friday Reads: Dead Until Dark

I never thought I’d read the Southern Vampire Mysteries (or, as I call it, the Sookie Stackhouse series) by Charlaine Harris. I always suspected it was brain candy: junk reading with no real substance to it (coming from the girl who almost exclusively reads fantasy novels). Even after I got into True Blood on TV, I didn’t seek these books out.  Continue reading