Instagram is my favorite form of social media. Twitter to me is like an endless autobahn. I use Facebook the most, but I really enjoy Instagram and I'll tell you why. Facebook, loaded with political memes, angry judgements, and a sense of divisiveness, makes me feel angry or frustrated or judged or a number of … Continue reading Support Your Local Bookshop – Join a Book Club
Drop me off at an old library, or antique bookstore, and I'll be content for hours. Not only would I get lost amid the obscure and fascinating titles, but I'd savor each book, holding it in my hands and feeling the weight of it, breathing in the scent of ages past. I've always loved the smell … Continue reading What Do Books Smell Like?
The kids are home this week for fall break and rather than set myself up for massive frustration, I've decided not to work on the novel while they are home. Instead, I'm going to relax and catch up on my reading! What better way to enjoy the new darker hours (Sweden switched to Daylight Savings … Continue reading Catching up on Fall Reading
On Thursday, September 10th and Friday, September 11th the English Bookshop in Stockholm hosted two visiting authors, Jen Campbell, author of the hilarious Weird Things Customers Say in Bookshops and Marie Phillips, author of The Table of Less Valued Knights. Stockholm Writers Group member Karen Hagersten reached out to the bookshop and organized a wonderful evening … Continue reading Jen Campbell and Marie Phillips visit Stockholm