Audio Book Giveaway

Gather round, kids, because I have 5 audio book copies of Life from Scratch and Measure of Love to give away....more

Hobbies After Infertility

Back when we were in our first round of treatments, Josh came home from work one day with a book about breadmaking....more

#MicroblogMondays 76: Chickpea Rage

Not sure what #MicroblogMondays is? Read the inaugural post which explains the idea and how you can participate too. ******* My current biggest non-dangerous pet peeve (to differentiate the annoying from the dangerous, such as texting and driving) is people who call something hummus that doesn’t have chickpeas ....more

This Podcast is Surprisingly Awesome

Gimlet Media, who keeps knocking it out of the park in terms of lining up podcasts, just put another great podcast into the iTunes store for download: Surprisingly Awesome....more

581st Friday Blog Roundup

I was a little shocked by the number of people who said they would let their friend order. Some people talked about receiving suggestions from friends or waitstaff....more

How to Know When You're Ready to Query Literary Agents & Editors

Maybe you've written a few chapters and they're fantastic. Or you have this great idea for a nonfiction book, and you want a deal in hand as soon as possible because you've got a conference talk lined up in a few months. Slow down, take a deep breath, and let's talk about this. How do you know when you're ready to query? ...more
KellyBerdine It's going to be different for each book and different depending upon what else ...more

Who Are Your 5?

I really love this idea from Lifehacker about keeping 5 people in your mind to mentally yank out whenever you get stressed....more

I Got Donald Rumsfeld’s App

Those words above?...more

#MicroblogMondays 75: Restaurant Ordering

Not sure what #MicroblogMondays is? Read the inaugural post which explains the idea and how you can participate too. ******* A few years back, Lifehacker had an article about letting your friends order for you....more

Your Life as a Video Game

I loved this post on Lifehacker about looking at your life as a video game....more