December 18th

Day 3: The Writer is Writing…?

How does a person start writing again? Does she sit quietly at her computer, screen glowing in the dark? Does she wake up early for her morning commute and stare sleepily out the train window? Does she write during breaks, during lunchtimes, during stolen moments of the day? I wish I knew. Because that certainly

Imperial Radch Part 1: Radchaai Linguistics–“she was probably male”

So, this started out as a simple review of Provenance, the latest book by Ann Leckie, sci-fi writer extraordinaire. But it quickly devolved evolved into an in-depth look at the world of the Imperial Radch and all the varied thoughts that came to the surface as I was reading.

day 2: existential crises galore

book stack, featuring Thick as Thieves by Megan Whalen Turner, ToMake Men Free by Heather Cox Richardson, Sensemaking by Christian Madsbjerg, A Secret History of Witches by Louisa Morgan, and The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt     It’s so strange how fast time can fly. The past few days have been busy. I went up to visit my father and sister and their