WritingÂ Make It Mighty Ugly really screwed up my reading habit. For nearly two years, I just wasn’t able to focus on reading, and my appetite for fiction took a nosedive. Finally, around the middle of […]
(Hey, merry Christmas!) This year I wrote a book. Not a crochet book that’s mostly patterns and photos, but a book of words. And so I learned that in my brain is an inverse relationship […]
I’m a hate, book-busting, delayed-onset (#1), cross-under, sleepy bedtime reader. And you?
This was an unusual reading year for me, what with the arrival of Owen at New Year’s and the subsequent months of not sleeping. Mid-January, as I continued to read four pages a day in […]
One of the sad publishing-industry events in Vancouver in 2010 was the shuttering of Duthie Books, one of the last great non-used indie bookstores in town. I admit I had mixed feelings about its closing. […]
I’ve been thinking about my book-buying habits lately. Partly because I’ve been reading ebooks on my iPad and partly just because I’m fascinated by the evolving business of publishing. So I decided to be systematic. […]