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Since my last post I’ve added: Clean Sweep (audio) Make It Stick (Teaching) Teach Like A Pirate (Teaching) – Inspiring The Upside of Falling Down (YA Fiction) – LOVED Currently reading: Hounded: The Iron Druid Chronicles (audio) On deck to read next (not necessarily in this order): Room 109 (Teaching)...
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Summer Goals

The classroom is cleaned out and all my teacher stuff is packed away in my storage unit. I’m all set for sixty-five days of peace and quiet, you might think. But, no. There is no rest for the wicked. My 2019 summer will consist of: Tackling an accelerated college class... Read More

2019 Reading Challenge – Update

I’m actually really surprised to discover that it is May and I’m only five books into my challenge. Of course, I don’t count student essays or all the texts we read for school in my challenge. Books read/heard: The Loneliest Girl in the Universe That Inevitable Victorian Thing Two Can... Read More

WIP: Hacked

Urban Fantasy; Witches; WereCreatures Meet Alexandria Lane. Of the Raleigh Lanes. One of the Gifted families, for those who know about such things. Gifted is a nicer word than witch. She plans on spending the summer soaking up the sun at her family’s beach house in Wilmington before heading back... Read More

Milestone Achieved

How do you eat an elephant? One bite at a time. How do you write a novel? One word at at time. I hit the 25% mark on Hacked today. It might not seem like much, but after being unwilling to write for months, I feel like it is a... Read More

Provoking the Muse

     She woke groggily. One eye opened to see that the sun had not yet broken over the horizon. No, she thought, just no. She snuggled deeper into the blankets, nuzzling down into the soft pillow. She closed her eyes. There had been a dream. Something with fluffy kittens, I... Read More

Recalibrating…

It is spring break time here in North Carolina. That means it’s time for me to try and get my life back on track. To recalibrate, if you will. I love spring. (I don’t love North Carolina’s crazy spring weather, however. Today, for instance, I spent wondering if a tornado... Read More