Personal Book Embargo

I have to do this. It’s a necessary evil, a vital push towards chopping down this never-ending tree that sprouts books as fruit. I need to do this. Mantra! Lol. For 2012, i’ve decided to place an embargo on my book purchasing—with two caveats: one, i have six get out of jail free cards, which… Read more of: Personal Book Embargo

writers, photographers look: 25 short stories project

I’m a big fan of @Kickstarter! They have kick ass projects. I love books. I’m a writer. An emerging one at that. Combine those ingredients, and you’ll understand why i fell in love with Avery Anthology’s 25 Short Stories Project and pledged to fund. I’ve embedded the project’s video below, but in case you’re on a… Read more of: writers, photographers look: 25 short stories project

the Oxford English Dictionary is dead—long live the Oxford English Dictionary

I love words. Without shuddering from the dreaded “labeling,” i am a logo- and bibliophile. So when i heard the news, as reported by the NY Times and the Huffington Post, that there would be an imminent dem…transitioning of the Oxford English Dictionary from print and online versions to only the latter, i was immediately disheartened… Read more of: the Oxford English Dictionary is dead—long live the Oxford English Dictionary