The Power of Words

MichelleJust for Fun, On Reading, On WritingLeave a Comment

I have these little snapshot memories: my weird collection of encyclopedias at age 5; my very first American Girl book at age 6—the first “real” book I could read all by myself; my journal of words at age 7. I was nicknamed “The Dictionary” in fifth grade, then learned a little Spanish and French in high school before becoming fluent … Read More

So. Much. Gratitude.

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There’s a lot to be thankful for when you work as a freelance book editor. Especially when it’s your company. I get to work from home and call the shots, decide where and when and how much I work in between chasing around my 15-month-old, cooking and cleaning and writing my own stuff. “I do what I want” rings true … Read More

You did it again, Half Price Books!

MichelleOn Reading, UncategorizedLeave a Comment

I walk in to get one thing at Half Price Books, and I leave with a million things I didn’t have on my list. Am I the only one this happens to? Surely not. In case you’re curious, here is some of what I purchased today: Some non-fiction greats… The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R. Covey … Read More