Did you see this article in the New York Times (November 21, 2010) – Growing up Digital, Wired for Distraction. It reads, in part:
Researchers say the lure of these technologies, while it affects adults too, is particularly powerful for young people. The risk, they say, is that developing brains can become more easily habituated than [...]
It’s my turn to be in the ‘hot seat’ on That’s How I Blog!. I’ll be on this Tuesday, December 8, at 9pm EST. This is the Blog Talk Radio live interview and text chat hosted by Nicole from Linus’ Blanket. That hot seat has been warmed up by some of my favorite bloggers. You [...]
Yes, just like those “specially marked” boxes of cereal that held a coveted prize when you were a kid, today’s blog post is “specially marked” with a bonus blogger interview! I’m excited to be interviewing Jenn from Jenn’s Bookshelves! I met Jenn at BEA, and we were both on Team Twinkie in our “Game on [...]
One of my favorite themed posts from BBAW 08 was the interview exchange. I interviewed My Friend Amy, the founder of Book Blogger Appreciation Week. This year I’m excited to be interviewing Harmony from Harmony Book Reviews! This is one of those “I don’t know how she does it” stories – Harmony is a teen, [...]
Set your alarms for 3:00 on this Tuesday, June 16 when New York Times bestselling author Mary Kay Andrews will be discussing her latest novel, The Fixer Upper, with Virginia Stanley at HarperCollins.
Here’s a bit about the book:
This is a stand-alone novel about a woman whose professional fall from grace lands her back in a [...]
Earlier in the week I read an interesting ”reverse meme” at Savvy Verse and Wit. Serena posted her responses to five questions posed by Monica at Monniblog. It was fun to learn a little more about Serena, and to ponder how I would have answered those questions.
I’m notorious for not forwarding memes; I’m a slacker even [...]
From the archives: This post originally ran during BBAW 08, as part of the book blogger interview swap that My Friend Amy organized. A week after BBAW I moved to a self-hosted site; I thought all my posts migrated with me, but Amy’s interview slipped through the cracks! Since we’re getting ready for BBAW [...]