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Robyn Brand
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Travelers beware, spoilers ahead. I first heard of “Me Before You” by JoJo Moyes when I saw the trailer two years ago. It looked lovely and I was irritated at the possibility of having to wait until the movie came out to see the whole story. But luckily,…
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Travelers beware, spoilers ahead. “The Night Circus” by Erin Morgenstern was recommended to me by a friend when I told him that I feared I’d lost my love of reading. Since reading it, I consistently recommend it to anyone who shares that same fear with…
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Travelers beware, spoilers ahead.  “Fire” is the second installment in the Graceling Realm series and has been one of my favorite books for years now. I searched for quite a while to find a copy to call my own. Now I get to reread it as often as I like. A…
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I often wonder why I write. Maybe this is something every writer thinks about sometimes – most probably when they can’t fall asleep at night. The questions that bounce around in my head are divided between immediate and distant: Why do I feel the need to…
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It’s been almost two months since my last post. The break wasn’t planned, it just became a necessity. In early November, I interviewed for a new job in a new city. By mid-November, they offered me the position and asked me to start in early December. In…
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NaNoWriMo Day Five Word Count: 10,200 takes a deep breath The past three days have been busy. I’m currently visiting my family in Boise so there was traveling time and sleep deprivation, yay.  My cause for today’s celebration is that I’m keeping up with…
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A few years ago, I became curious about the number of books I’ve read in my lifetime. Reading has been a serious hobby since I was about nine years old, which means I’ve been consuming written media for 14 years. That’s got to be a lot of books, right? So…
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This week, I am conducting an experiment in patience. As you may know, NaNoWriMo is coming soon and I’ve been spending most of October planning, preparing and plotting. I’m now at the point where the details are starting to come together and I want to…
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I’m late posting this because Friday was a day and I didn’t want to interact with the world. Yay, customer service. Anyways, the discovery of my week is how hard it is to function when you can barely move one of your arms. I’m a jack-of-all-trades at work…
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In other words, National Novel Writing Month (aka NaNoWriMo or just NaNo). The goal is to write 50,000 words in the month of November, which means that I barely see the light of day for a month. (Okay, that is partially because it’s November in Washington…
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