Western Cannonball – Gilgamesh and Skinnydipping

Guys, we made a thing! So my awesome friends started a book club and podcast called WESTERN CANNONBALL wherein we are reading  western classics, talking about them over dinner, and podcasting the whole thing. We'll be doing it about once a month. The first podcast is already up on multiple sites (thanks to Lance). The … Continue reading Western Cannonball – Gilgamesh and Skinnydipping

What I’ve Been Reading – January 2018

Apologies for not posting for two weeks. The Children's Museum of Manhattan where I work announced the purchase of a new building and also had one of our largest events of the year all within a span of a few weeks and I got a crazy ringside seat for all of it. I got to … Continue reading What I’ve Been Reading – January 2018

What I’ve Been Reading – August 2017

August was a lot of catching up on the new releases from last month. I also squeezed in a new series, a few old favorites and my book club book a month early. Despite reading 12 books this month my spreadsheet informs me that I’m actually down a bit in terms of books read this month. I expect that’s because of all the writing I’ve been doing. That said, here’s what I read this month

Writer’s Tools – Goodreads

I know what you’re thinking. Emily, isn’t Goodreads a site for readers? And you’re right. But good readers make good writers. It is hard to write without having read extensively. And it is hard to read extensively to good purpose without keeping track of things. Which is why I’m arguing that Goodreads is a tool for writers, even more than readers.