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.

“It is so nice to be worried about. It is maybe the best thing about being in a relationship: that you can share the heavy load of being alive.”Read More

Wednesday: What I’m Reading

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

Paper Hearts by Meg Wiviott

Verse novel about two girls, held prisoner at Auschwitz. Very tough to read. Gripping. Beautiful poetry. A story of hope and love in a very dark time.… Read More

Read Like a Writer registration

Happy Monday! And the Week That The Election Ends! Woohoo!

Registration is still open for my online Read Like a Writer class this January. Details below:

 

Do you ever read a book and think – I wish I could write like that? Are you a writer who likes a … 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.

“If you walk down a shopping street there are words and pictures everywhere, trying to get you to buy things. And that’s allowed.

But graffiti’s not allowed even though Read More

Wednesday: What I’m Reading

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

Shuffle Repeat by Jen Klein

YA contemporary

Love the interaction between these two characters in the car on their way to school! This was hilarious and romantic and touching and I loved it.… Read More

Read Like a Writer Online Class

Read Like a Writer

 

Do you ever read a book and think – I wish I could write like that? Are you a writer who likes a book but might have a hard time figuring out why? Do you struggle with something in particular like dialogue or story beginnings? … Read More

Someone

Once a week I help out in my son’s school library. Last week I was browsing the scary books the librarian had on display and discovered this delightful poem inside one of them. Enjoy!

 

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Quotable Thursday

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

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“I’ve been thinking about history a good deal in the past few weeks, and I believe it fails when it offers only a tepid recitation of events and dates. Read More