Book Reviews Gold Stars

Review: Kevin Ashton’s How to Fly a Horse

The universe delivered Kevin Ashton’s book, How to Fly a Horse, to me in the form of work. As part of first year orientation at the university where I work, students read the book. And I had the lucky opportunity to be a discussion facilitator. Which meant I, too, got to read the book. As a creative who loves …

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Exploring USA

Vibing on Vermont

If you haven’t been to Vermont, pack your bags and get ready for an adventure. As the 49th most populous state, what Vermont lacks in size, it makes up for in beauty. Not to mention the people who do occupy the state as full-time residents are friendly and welcoming, accustomed to harsh winters and throngs of …

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Writing

Using Envy as a Tool

It’s official. I am submitting my writing to a couple of contests. It’s time. Time to get out there and let the world see what I have to offer… as a writer. I have been subscribing to Poets and Writers magazine, which has the wonderful feature of detailing upcoming contests complete with a calendar of deadlines. Check it …

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Book Reviews Gold Stars

Gold Star for Those Who Run the Maze

I’m not sure how I missed the boat on the Maze Runner series by James Dashner, but I’m glad Dashner and his lovable main character, Thomas, finally stumbled into my life. In my quest to finish my own young adult dystopian novel, I have been reading everything I can get my hands on in the genre. Dashner’s …

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