Constant Exposure to Current Events is Harmful to Emotional Well-Being

All week long, I've been unable to write. Usually, I set up blog posts at night so they will publish the next morning. If for whatever reason that can't happen, I'll knock something out early in the morning while I have my coffee. This week, I have had no ability to write. Or read, for … Continue reading Constant Exposure to Current Events is Harmful to Emotional Well-Being

Thoughts On “The Miniaturist” by Jessie Burton, ADHD, and Loneliness

I spent the last week transported into the 1600s in Amsterdam. It was winter, and it was cold. And I was very much alone, and very lonely. The reading project is going well. I have made it through The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern and The Miniaturist by Jessie Burton, and have now moved on … Continue reading Thoughts On “The Miniaturist” by Jessie Burton, ADHD, and Loneliness

Historical Fiction with a Dash of Magic: A Reading List

(If you're here only for the reading list, scroll down. The table of contents that should appear at the top of this post apparently doesn't display on the WordPress reader.) There is rain in the weather forecast. Days upon days of cold, dreary, rainy days. A reading list titled, "Historical Fiction with a Dash of … Continue reading Historical Fiction with a Dash of Magic: A Reading List