“Summer afternoon—summer afternoon; to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language.”― Henry James Here's my second annual summer vacation reading recommendations. Lately, I’ve been reading a lot of poetry, essays and a with a splash of short stories and historical fiction. From Erika Robuck through Jackson Warfield, these reading selections … Continue reading Second Annual Summer Vacation Reading Recommendations!
When I was at boarding school, we would find ways to keep ourselves amused and get in a good adrenaline rush, one of those ways was sneaking down the hill to the river behind the local breakfast place. We would have to wade/swim across the river depending on how high it was and then climb … Continue reading Long-time listener, first-time reader…
“I wonder if the snow loves the trees and fields, that it kisses them so gently? And then it covers them up snug, you know, with a white quilt; and perhaps it says, "Go to sleep, darlings, till the summer comes again.” ― Lewis Carroll I grew up in Southern Vermont. I was on the Varsity Dance Team, … Continue reading The cold winter nights feel warm and cozy spent in bed reading books.
“If you want to be a writer, you must do two things above all others: read a lot and write a lot.” – Stephen King I’ve been a voracious reader ever since my father gave in one day after what felt like a year of begging to teach me to read. The first book I … Continue reading Summer vacation won’t be boring if you bring a couple of these titles to the beach or lake
Are you an actively publishing or working writer who wants to take your writing to the next level? Then I’ve got just the thing for you! The Portsmouth Writers’ Salon will host its first meeting at the Portsmouth Book & Bar on Sunday, January 13, 2013, at 7:00 PM. We’ll be meeting to get to know each … Continue reading Introducing the Portsmouth Writers’ Salon