Category: bloggish blogging

#AmCurrently

#AmCurrently

I’ve decided to occasionally do update posts that aren’t just for the entire year. I stole my #AmCurrently format from Cait at PaperFury because it’s so shiny and versatile. She has agreed to forgive me as long as I feed her lots of cake. Nothing! I almost feel horrible about it, but not quite. I’m supposed to be writing Arizona which is the book I intend to query with agents and traditional publishers. I worked through the landmarks a few weeks ago and have been meaning to sit down and start getting the draft I have into that shape I just… haven’t. There are reasons I haven’t and they are […]

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deviant journies

deviant journies

A funny thing happened while crafting my fairy tale legacy post series. I decided I wanted a really great picture of each fairy tale heroine to accompany the post. At first I was going to use a theme. I wanted to use Murad Osmann’s #followmeto series because those are some really evocative, beautiful pictures and I thought about how fun it would be to try to pair an image with a girl. But I also didn’t want to use the images without permission so I had to find a new route. After much searching and exploring different options, I came around to an unexpected one…. creating the images myself. The […]

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Things I’ve never done

Things I’ve never done

In light of my revival of 101 Things, I decided to post the things I’ve left undone. Start a coffee blog. One Christmas my mom told me that my grandfather used to salt his coffee. I become fascinated with the idea of mixing different flavors with coffee grounds so I bought a French Press and started adding spices to the coffee grounds before brewing it. I tried cinnamon and salt and Ras El Hanout. I even made Swedish coffee which was a mess but tasted good. I entertained the idea of having a blog about my experiments with coffee (more like making it an itinerant addition to my tumblr). But […]

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