Category Archives: Literary Book Boyfriends

Blogs that discuss book boyfriends and literary loves.

Writing in Motion

Monday I sent the proofs of MAUD to my editor. Today I cut many inches off my hair. For over two years I’ve kept it long because it helped me get into the body of Maud’s character. As I explained it to my … Continue reading

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Mel’s Long Overdue Post: An Overplanner in Recovery

I had the summer all planned. MAY: Submit the next draft of the Maud novel after an incredible ten days doing social media for the National Reading Campaign’s Reading Town in Charlottetown, P.E.I.             MAY … Continue reading

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An Interview with Sarah Tomp, Author of My Best Everything

Well it is summer and I’ve been traveling and being terrible about keeping up with the blog. But what I have been doing is reading. Reading books by writers I respect, some I even have the pleasure to know –which … Continue reading

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Recognition, Reinvention

The past year I’ve been in a process of reinventing myself. It has been a journey into discovering my sense of self worth and what it means to show up and say, “yes” and when it is okay to stay … Continue reading

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Layers of Meaning

We were driving to an L.M. Montgomery photography exhibit, featuring some of the pictures she had taken throughout her life, when Rachel McMillan read the news. The three of us had just been talking about the next Montgomery conference in … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Manly*

“‘What do you take me for?’ he asked. ‘Do you think I’m the kind of fellow that’d would leave you out there at Brewster’s when you’re so homesick, just because there’s nothing in it for me?’ ‘Why I…’Laura stopped. The … Continue reading

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An Interview with YA Author, Heather Demetrios

Heather Demetrios inspires. While she was a few semesters behind me when we were at VCFA together, I was always impressed by her exuberance, positivity, and talent. I am still thinking about Something Real–a satire about Bonnie™ Baker a reality TV … Continue reading

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