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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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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Book Reviews Gold Stars

The Lucky Generation

I would be incredibly untruthful (and I value honesty), if I didn’t mention my small obsession with Harry Potter and the woman behind the books, J.K. Rowling. Those of you who know me well are probably surprised to see that this is the second post in my gold stars section, not the first. But it …

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Just like in Kindergarten, Gold Stars = Awesomeness

Sometimes people deserve gold stars. Like in Kindergarten, for example. Or when a perfectly legitimate almost 30-year-old gives them away on her blog. For that reason, I’ve decided to make the world a little happier and award gold stars of my own to creatives I admire. From books I have read to podcasts I follow, …

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