Over at the Wonderland blog we’re trying something out for the first half of the New Year: we’re going back to our Flickr-inspired fiction habit of the past, in which we write a story or poem or passage in response to an image provided from Flickr’s Creative Commons. (You can… Read More »Flicktion Tuesday Challenge #1: My Mother the Gorgon
You might notice it’s spruced up around here. I’ve been meaning to do this for a while (and I’m appalled at how much needs updating–it’s a long-term project for the next few weeks) and finally 2018 was the time. I’m saying goodbye to my old Aquafortis blog and hello to… Read More »New Paint Job
Synopsis: This was one of my “waiting on” titles of 2017—the His Dark Materials trilogy is one of my favorites (and one I wish I’d read as an actual young adult), and I’ve enjoyed other books by Pullman as well. The Book of Dust: La Belle Sauvage is the first… Read More »Thursday Review: THE BOOK OF DUST by Philip Pullman
Hey, it’s November, and that means it’s National Novel Writing Month! As per usual for me lately, I don’t even have a wisp of a dream of a hope of participating–but that doesn’t mean I don’t LOVE NaNoWriMo. I’ve been a participant (and a completer) a handful of times in… Read More »Happy NaNoWriMo 2017!
I admit I’ve been a bit quiet lately, but I thought I’d emerge momentarily to put up a little photo comparison that I assembled a while back, featuring me with a really 1980s-tastic haircut courtesy of my mom and/or Fantastic Sam’s (is it the Mary Lou Retton? the Dorothy Hamill?… Read More »Throwback Thursday: Sarah as Ramona