Month: July 2014

  • Last month, I made a spur-of-the-moment decision to go see Jennifer Weiner at Joseph-Beth Booksellers. I needed a little pick-me-up, and there’s something so inspiring about watching an author interact with her fans. Especially when the author is as smart, funny, and genuine as Jennifer.  Highlights: “I think it would probably be easier to get…

  • Stuff worth reading

    “A Letter to Aspiring-Writer-Me from Debut-Novelist-Me” by Natalia Sylvester Looking back, the moments you’re most proud of won’t be your big successes; they’ll be your biggest failures, and the fact that you kept going in spite of them. Your book may be your whole world, but to the whole world it is a book. “On…

  • A wolf grows up

    Confession: If I’m a bit quiet lately, it’s due to wedding planning. Everyone warned me that this would be a stressful process, but I thought that by choosing something small, quiet, and suited to me, I could escape the drama. Unfortunately, I was wrong. The concept of a wedding is all tied up with tradition, family, and culture…