What the heck is NaNoWriMo, you ask? The short version: National Novel Writing Month. (aka November, but why use such a boring word?) The long version: NaNoWriMo is a 30-day long phenomenon where people from all over the world – ’cause it’s gone international – get together at http://www.nanowrimo.org or with other participants from their [...]
Filed under: Story Time on October 31st, 2010 | Comments Off
In one of the worst-kept secrets since the iPhone 4, Barnes & Noble today officially announced a new Color Nook. It is a color, LCD Nook.
The device plays video and runs Android. It has no physical buttons but allows you to download books, magazines, and children’s books along with video content.
Filed under: Media, Tech on October 26th, 2010 | Comments Off
After the last book of the Sword of Truth series came out, I was devastated. No, really! A friend of mine loaned me the first book when we were in high school – it was the second Fantasy novel I had ever read. (I keep track of these things.) I read it in a day, [...]
Filed under: Sci-Fi/Fantasy, Story Time on October 20th, 2010 | 1 Comment »
Brandon Sanderson’s book, Warbreaker, is the fourth of his books that I have read. Sanderson first caught my attention as an author because of his work in completing the Wheel of Time series following the death of Robert Jordan. I had only just begun reading Jordan’s work when Sanderson went on tour for his work [...]
Filed under: Sci-Fi/Fantasy on October 3rd, 2010 | Comments Off