Monthly Archives: November 2010

On Rilla of Ingleside

You all know of my love and possible obsession with L.M. Montgomery. This is no secret. It is also no secret that I was incredibly excited about the new edition of Rilla of Ingleside that was released in October. A … Continue reading

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What Team Are You On?

Last week, I blogged about Boy Book Crushes and how one of the bigger plot devices in YA is the love interest. I suggested that there was an archetype of The Perfect Man whose characteristics can be seen throughout literature. … Continue reading

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Perfect Connections

I am in Montreal for the weekend visiting my brother Joel and some old friends. Among my brother’s many talents, he is also an actor.  For the next two weeks he is playing Pistol in Henry V. Such fun watching … Continue reading

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Boy Book Crushes

I’ve been reading Erin Blackmore’s The Heroine’s Bookshelf: Life Lessons From Jame Austen to Laura Ingalls Wilder. If you haven’t heard about it or picked it up yet, I highly recommend that you do so. Blackmore gives us twelve chapters … Continue reading

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From Rejection Comes Opportunity

I got some news yesterday. It was devastating. I pondered whether or not to even write about it on my blog. But, anyone who has read this blog has witnessed the research, the frustration, the writing and the presenting of … Continue reading

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