Deep Work: Slice of Life #sol19 27/31

I had a found hour between getting home from work and needing to get on a video conference call. I knew immediately what I would do with my time. Read. A book I had requested through interlibrary loan arrived that day, and I am always eager to start the shiny new book. 3:35. Sit down…

Shout: Slice of Life #sol19 25/31

A giant box of books followed me home from NCTE last November, dozens and dozens of books, picture books and middle grade novels and YA novels and graphic novels and memoirs and informational books and poetry. My son shook his head as I was giddily unpacking. “You must have gotten all the books.” To a…

Slicing Blues: Slice of Life #sol19 24/31

Maybe I’m just tired. I woke up at 3:30 and couldn’t go back to sleep. Maybe I need an adventure, something new and different to slice about. Maybe I need my writer’s notebook, an old entry I could revisit, polish, post. Maybe I need more coffee. Maybe I read too many slices and feel too…

Things I Want More Of: Slice of Life #sol19 23/31

Today’s post is inspired by Tammy’s question and post at Tammy’s Reading/Writing Life (a blog that has given me much writing inspiration this month!): What do you want more of? I want more rain. Not right now, when fields are flooded with snowmelt. But sometime. Maybe in July and October, a long string of rainy…