Monthly Archives: June 2013

Nut — and also, poetry

One long summer in a mountain town in northern Idaho, my husband and I invented a game called “Nut.” The days were incredibly hot, dry, and still. Air conditioning isn’t a common household feature in the mountains, and this heat … Continue reading

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Foundations of Wonk: On Fortune’s Wheel by Cynthia Voigt

I can trace my love of the wonkomance back a long way. Sometimes I think it started when I read Jane Eyre in seventh grade. Or maybe it all began even earlier, with a genuine romance novel I sneaked off … Continue reading

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I’d Never Fook Oz

I usually don’t buy into the whole “this series didn’t finish the way I wanted it to”. Mainly because a) I understand the crushing pressure of meeting reader expectations, of writing for an audience, of trying to cap a story … Continue reading

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