2021 5-Star Reads

Last year, I read 42 books. (My goal was 52, but I’m satisfied with where I landed.) Of those 42, I only gave 6 books 5-out-of-5 stars. These are those books, as taken from my 2021 Reading Log (if you’re curious what else I read, what else I recommend, and what I DON’T, you can …

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Losing NaNoWriMo & IWSG

Officially, I participated in National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) in November. Officially, I was aiming for 50,ooo words on my new manuscript. Officially, I failed. I always knew that 50k was a stretch goal — ok, more like an in-the-stratosphere, no-way-in-heck goal — but I was determined to try. I knew I needed a kick …

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