Saturday, January 28, 2017

Books Read In The Past Week

Books read for the first time are marked with a #
Books are listed by author (or series creator),
 and not necessarily in the order read.


"My Daily Spiritual Companion"
by Marci Alborghetti
daily devotional reading for 2017

"Wise Up, Alex"
(physical copy)
"Cool It, Carrie"
(openlibrary.org loan)
"Face Facts, Sky"
"Grow Up, Amy"
(physical copies)
by Kate Andrews
[children's fiction, "Making Friends" series]

"Rachel"
by Mary Christner Borntrager
[fiction,  Amish/Mennonite, "Ellie's People" series]
(Kindle book)

"Outnumbered!  Raising 13 Kids With Humor and Prayer"
by Mary Ann Kuharski
[nonfiction, Catholic]

"The Computer That Said Steal Me"
by Elizabeth Levy
[children's fiction]
(openlibrary.org loan)

"That Boy Johnny!"
by Evelyn Ray Sickels
[children's fiction, historical, 1850s]

New Chapter Posted At Last!

After a too-long hiatus, I've FINALLY added a new chapter to my ongoing Another World fic, 23rd Precinct.   It feels SO good, SO right to be at work on my fan fiction again.

AAARRGGGHHH!!!!


One evening years ago, at a party in the Church Hall, (I forget what the party was for) a woman sitting at the same table as I was asked me what I did for a living.
Well, I had recently sold a couple of my writings... not, I'll admit, for a great deal of money, but enough to make me feel
like an almost professional writer.
I smiled and said, "I'm a writer."
"But what kind of work do you do?" the woman wanted to know.
"I write," I replied, resisting the temptation to add the word duh.
"Oh," my interrogator went on, wrinkling her nose, "then you don't work?"
I muttered under my breath, "Murder is a mortal sin, murder is a mortal sin, murder is a mortal sin...."