Paper and Pens, Tools for Dinosaurs?

I am finicky about the paper and pens I use.  Really finicky. My strong preferences for writing materials surfaced in college when I routinely used a refillable blue Paper Mate “click” pen to take notes in class.  The point had … Continue reading

Book Clubs: Bonus When Multiple Voices Read Same Text

I’ve spent three years in a couple’s book club and so appreciate the multiplicity of voices and respect each participant’s perspective and their ears.  Each person hears the author’s voice slightly differently, and the text becomes grander and richer through … Continue reading

Laughing About Punctuation

Lynne Truss made me laugh out loud while reading her best-selling book on punctuation, “Eats, Shoots and Leaves”.  Any author who can make a reader laugh, even silently, about punctuation is to be respected and commended.  If the reader loudly … Continue reading