Article: Quiet! I’m Writing
Although the first Harry Potter book was published in 1997, I didn’t start reading the series till just before the first movie came out over the Thanksgiving weekend in 2001. I was resistant to jump on the Harry Potter wagon, but once I knew I had to see the movie—with a large family gathering—I took the plunge with the hope that reading the book would make the movie experience more interesting to me. It did and I’m not ashamed to admit that I totally drank the HP Kool-Aid and became a big fan of the entire series.
I only had a day to read the book and I was committed to a rather large and loud gathering at a local watering hole for some type of sporting event I can’t remember. I brought the book along to read because I wasn’t terribly invested in whatever game was being televised… [read more]
\ RUHS-ti-keyt \ , verb;
1. to go to the country.
2. to stay or sojourn in the country.
3. to send to or domicile in the country.
4. to make rustic, as persons or manners.
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Article: My Summer at Starbucks
“I used to think those people who sat alone writing at Starbucks were pretentious posers. Now I know, they are people who have recently moved in with someone.” — Carrie Bradshaw (Sex and the City, Season 4, Episode 13, “The Good Fight”)
Substitute that last part of the quote for construction noise and you’ll understand my summer in a nutshell. I finally get why so many writers consider Starbucks their personal office space and I’d like to apologize to all my fellow writers who have been coffee house devotees for years. I didn’t get, but now I do and I feel your pain… [read more]