Posts By: Skila

Quotable Thursday

I love when someone writes the heck out of a sentence. On Thursdays, I try to post some of my favorites.

“The thing with kids is, if they want to grab for the gold ring, you have to let them do it, and not say anything. If they fall off, Read More

Quotable Thursday

I love when someone writes the heck out of a sentence. On Thursdays, I try to post some of my favorites.

“I can’t believe that we could be so impermanent.”
~Nina LaCour’s The DisenchantmentsRead More

Wednesday: What I’m Reading

On Wednesdays, I vow to inconsistently list some good books I’ve recently read.

Patricia MacLachlan‘s The Poet’s Dog is a perfect small read for the winter. It’s warm and sad, but also filled with joy, love, and hope. Plus there are poets. The best kind of them too. Run … Read More

Happy Holidays!

I hope you’re surrounded by love and peace and joy this holiday season. I’ll be back here on the blog in two weeks. Happy New Year!

 

Image result for new yearRead More

Quotable Thursday

I love when someone writes the heck out of a sentence. On Thursdays, I try to post some of my favorites.

Image result

“If one believes there is truth in art—and I do—then it’s troubling how similar the skill of performing is to lying. Maybe lying is itself a kind of art.” Read More

Wednesday: What I’m Reading

On Wednesdays, I vow to inconsistently list some good books I’ve recently read.

 

 

My Lady Jane by Cynthia Hand, Brodi Ashton, and Jodi Meadows is a treasure of a book. Maybe my favorite read this year.  A YA historical, imaginative, hilarious novel with romance and magic and hilarity … Read More

Quotable Thursday

I love when someone writes the heck out of a sentence. On Thursdays, I try to post some of my favorites.

 

TRUTH-COVER_Final

 

“Nothing hurts so much in the first minute as it’s going to.”
~Annie Barrows’ The Truth According to UsRead More

Wednesday: What I’m Reading

On Wednesdays, I vow to inconsistently list some good books I’ve recently read.

Three Dark Crowns by Kendare Blake is a YA fantasy – first in a series – about three sister queens who have to kill each other. It’s fantastic! The characters are great; the world’s intriguing. And her … Read More

Cold weather

Winter is my second favorite season. (Nothing beats autumn.) I love snow and cold weather and wearing layers and layers of clothes. I love a fire in the fireplace and warm tea all throughout the day.

img_2629

But. I miss my favorite writing spot. It’s too cold now on the porch. … Read More