Slice of Life #19: When a Dystopia Hits Too Close to Home

If you know me well, you probably know that I'm on Instagram, where I mostly post about books. I love this community - I mean, what's better than a bunch of book nerds sharing their love for reading, celebrating old favorites and new releases? Today INTERNMENT by Samira Ahmed released, and, since I preordered the … Continue reading Slice of Life #19: When a Dystopia Hits Too Close to Home

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Slice of Life #18: On Friday/Today

I'm feeling pretty down today - after a peaceful guest-led experience on Friday, I felt like my students were out to get me. To reflect on the differences between my days, I want to try out a new form I found from Elisabeth at The Dirigible Plum. I'm changing it a little to read On … Continue reading Slice of Life #18: On Friday/Today

Slice of Life #13: A Different Kind of Writing

(Yes, I'm posting just after midnight). My boyfriend is writing a book. Or rather, he has finished a first draft: 85,000 words of a novel. Tonight he is editing. Or so he says. I'm settled into bed, charging my Kindle and scrolling Instagram until the e-reader is ready. I see a post from afropreppybookworm signaling … Continue reading Slice of Life #13: A Different Kind of Writing

Slice of Life #10: What’s On Your Nightstand?

Thanks to Elisabeth at The Dirigible Plum for being my mentor text! Books. This probably comes as no surprise from an ELA teacher. There's my current read, The Terranauts. My abandoned-but-current reads, Where the Dead Sit Talking and Dime Quien Soy. My abandoned-sometime-around-winter-break-but-waiting-until-the-mood-strikes-me-to-pick-them-back-up books, The Far Field, A Great and Terrible Beauty, In Other Words, … Continue reading Slice of Life #10: What’s On Your Nightstand?