Tag: j. k. rowling

Up here, I’m already gone.

Today was good.  I did manage to get back on track, thanks to Wanda Sykes.  Yesterday, I played at a recital, and got eaten alive by mosquitos in the process.  Then I modeled a dress for a neighbor who’s studying fashion design today.  It was only a few classmates and instructors, so I didn’t feel…

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J. K. Rowling

I just finished reading A Casual Vacancy by J. K. Rowling.  I had no expectations going in, as I was so anxious to read another of her books that I didn’t even read the description.  I knew I was in for more of her brilliant magic.  I wasn’t disappointed.  No dragons, witches, wizards, or villains with…

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Authors are my rock stars

When I finish reading a book or book series, I have a cathartic moment where I reflect on the story, the author, and what I imagine would happen next if the story continued.  The better the book, the longer this process lingers in the background of my thoughts.  Some authors evoke a strong feeling of…

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