Category Archives: Reading

Hello from the 2013 RWA National Conference!

If it weren’t for the lightning storms and flash flood warnings right now, I would be saying, “Hello from Hotlanta!”  The weather has been insane, but I am having a blast at the 2013 RWA National Conference.  We’re in the Marriott Marquis, … Continue reading

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Audiobooks to the Rescue!

I am in a very serious, committed relationship with audiobooks.  Since early September when my fourth-grader started school, I’ve been in the car for a minimum of three hours per day.  At first the drive was novel and I enjoyed the … Continue reading

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Mwahahaha!

I recently learned that Oxford Dictionaries online added several new words to the dictionary database that are derived from technical jargon and media-based slang.  Here’s my favorite: “mwahahaha (mwa|ha|ha¦ha) Pronunciation: /ˈmwɑːhɑːhɑːhɑː/(also muahahaha, muwahahaha, buahahaha) Definition: exclamation used to represent laughter, … Continue reading

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What Will the Library of the Future Be Like?

At the PNWA conference I attended the panel, “Digital Publishing is Creating Agents of Change”, presented by April Eberhardt, Laurie McLean, Jim McCarthy and Kathleen Ortiz.  They discussed the new things agents are doing with e-books, apps, and trans-media publishing.  … Continue reading

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