Category Archives: Tiddlybits/Musings

Thoughts from the 2016 Boston Book Festival

Last Saturday I stopped by the Boston Book Festival and attended some great panels that discussed books and writing. The two topics that stuck with me most were creativity (how to get some) and tips for writers looking to publish. If you’re a writer, or interested in writing, this post is for you! Continue reading

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Boston Ivy, a flash fiction story by me!

Ever take time to notice how the ivy grows outside your door? Take a look, but be prepared for what you might see. In addition to reading tons of books and writing about them, I do occasionally write a bit … Continue reading

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Revamp

Hi all, don’t worry I’m still here. I just got a little sidetracked with starting a new job and juggling that with online classes. Now that I’m more settled, I’ve been thinking about how to make this blog more frequent, … Continue reading

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Writing Prompt

I found this Barnes and Noble writing prompt the other day: “Turn to page 22 of the book you are reading, find the first full sentence—this is what your first/next book should be about.” (https://twitter.com/BNBuzz/status/580904519761993728) Seeing as I plan to … Continue reading

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Twitter

I’ve jumped on the Twitter bandwagon: https://twitter.com/anniemcg13 What is this new magic world that I’ve avoided for so long?

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I Would Survive the Zombie Apocalypse Like This…

Alright, this post is not about books at all, but seeing as zombies sometimes appear within books, I guess it’s relevant. How many of you have recurring nightmares? I have two: one is that I get a phone call from … Continue reading

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Ted’s Caving Page

A few days ago a friend of mine sent me a link to an Angelfire website, created in 2001, that was written by a caver who claimed to have discovered something sinister while exploring a passageway in an unknown cave … Continue reading

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Goodreads Giveaway: Somewhere in the Middle of Eternity

See my Goodreads review at https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/1067394075

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Cthulhu Ftagen He Will Come

Between the creeping madness of Poe and the blind visceral horror of Stephen King lies H.P. Lovecraft. Creator of the great Cthulhu Mythos, Lovecraft is guaranteed to make you doubt the relative safety of the known universe. Imagine, hidden in the … Continue reading

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Addicted Once, Never Cured

Dear lord, I have never in my life wanted to reactivate my World of Warcraft account as badly as I do right now, reading this book. It’s not the best writing ever, but it sure is a page turner. If … Continue reading

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