Kathleen Wood

23 Jul 19
Little Hux Tales

Here you can find out about early copies, proof giveaways, swag and fun activities at each publisher stall at YALC — you can find more information about signings, panels and workshops on their website. For official YALC info, you can find the daily schedules here:  Friday // Saturday // Sunday. Below you will find information listed by stall about fun stuff, early […]

23 Jul 19
The Book Smugglers

In times of trouble, people often reach for sources of strength. For me, in this moment, I reach for stories that inspire. Not by ignoring the corruption that infects our world, but by imagining ways to push back, to fight, to burn brighter in the face of the snuffling winds and suffocating atmosphere. The stories […]

22 Jul 19
Brady Web

This blog entry is based on an essay I wrote in college and then posted to my now-deleted blog. I originally wrote the essay for a class, and the prompt was to analyze and contrast Yeats’s early poetry with his later poetry, highlighting transformations or similarities. The essay uses an early poem, “The Two Trees,” […]

22 Jul 19
psi_captain

I took a nostalgic drive to Thornberry, Texas, to retrieve my dad’s old peach orchard sign. I thought it was gone, but a neighbor said it was up, but looking worn out.   I got a surprise when I found his old license plate behind it. “DO IT UP,” it read. I’ll hang both in […]

22 Jul 19
Newsy Today

How well, my name is Houston Mitchell and let's get right to the news. Golf Sam Farmer was in Portrush, Northern Ireland to cover the British Open. Excerpt from his report on the final round: t “The ending was downright cinematic. “Shane Lowry was a British Open champion, a guy who had missed the last […]

22 Jul 19
Kathleen Kurlin

A couple of days ago, I got suckered into watching a Facebook infomercial that was billed as a “short-video” for the latest, greatest fat-burning supplement. The operative word here being “suckered,” as the video ended up being 45 minutes long. Talk about false advertising! It literally was the longest short video I’ve ever seen! Not […]

21 Jul 19
News Directory

I am Anthony Santaniello to Khalil I. Mohammed and Hadel Marza, 232 Rowley St., $ 229,000. Carrie Fisk to Valentino Solo, Lane cobbler 101, $ 197,000. Christopher A. Barnes and Justine S. Herring to Yudelka Kotjahasan, Mauricio Rodriguez and Jose Rodriguez, 74 Kensington St., $ 173,000. Ellen L. Safford to Dawn Marie Fleury and Donna […]

21 Jul 19
Kevin Stephany's Critique Compendium

The Music Man at The Ritz Theatre Company experienced an opening night that has entered into annals of South Jersey theatrical lore. On June 11th torrential rain and mass flooding plagued the South Jersey area. The Ritz’s building even lost a portion of its power. In response to the audience’s chants of “the show must […]

21 Jul 19
Manchester Ink Link

‘My Fair Lady,’ a delightful classic film worthy of a laid-back Sunday afternoon.

21 Jul 19
Being Brave! a first time headteachers blog.

My book-list for year is full of brilliant read-aloud books so here are my top tips for doing just that. Top 7 tips for reading aloud… Pick books you like…it shows. Trudging through a book that you really don’t like will only transmit to your class that you don’t really like it. You are the […]

21 Jul 19
Davis Enterprise

A growing enclave of millennials is choosing van life as an alternative to a 9-to-5 job and a mortgage By Sammy Caiola Capital Public Radio A young man in a black windbreaker perches on the roof of his Dodge Sprinter van, looks out at the sunlit creek, and thinks about getting dinner started. The 31-year-old, […]

21 Jul 19
Katie and Alicia

Disclaimer: If we owned the show we’d like to think that the Emmy’s would still remember that we were on the air…instead of them ignoring the show like the crap it is. Derek really couldn’t believe he had forgotten about a real first date. When they had been hiding in her apartment, all he could […]

20 Jul 19
Chuck The Writer

This heat wave is brutal right now.  So writing a blog post at 3:30 in the morning is a great way to circumvent that.  Also, when you wake up, the blog post is ready for you to read and enjoy the postings and writings of those from my personal blogroll. Oh yeah, and drink lots […]

20 Jul 19
Kathleen Denly

Today I’m excited to be featuring author Hannah R. Conway whose novella, Christmas on a Mission, is waiting for me on my kindle and its opening line has me eager to push it to the top of my TBR! (To be honest, I couldn’t stop with the first line and have already read the first scene which had me laughing out loud. So many books, so little time!)