Number three! I really liked this one! Harry passed out and got teased for it, and that was supposed to be horribly embarrassing, but it super wasn’t. Even Harry was only a little embarrassed about it! So that was nice. I think one of my least favorite parts of this series is how agonizingly embarrassing things are for Harry. Continue reading
I gave in and read the second Harry Potter book, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. It was just as HORRIBLY EMBARRASSING as I remembered. Continue reading
So. Harry Potter.
(I pretty much assume ya’ll have read Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone by J.K. Rowling. If you haven’t, I’m sorry if this doesn’t make sense. Consider reading it? It is fun. As long as you don’t think too hard.)
It’s the beginning of NaNoWriMo! (That’s National Novel Writing Month, for those of you not in the “know”. I’ll be writing 50,000 words in November, which is about… a lot of words.) Continue reading
Jack watched shadows. They danced and swam when he wasn’t looking at them, moving about their business. Jack tuned his smile up a notch and walked into the throne room.
He was there. Jack felt his heart speed up, his mouth go dry. “Good morning, your majesty!” Jack said, as brightly as possible. Continue reading
Last week I talked about NeuroTribes by Steve Silberman.
Predictably, this got me thinking about world building. Continue reading
I read this book yesterday that had an interesting idea. (It was interesting all over, but I wanna talk about this one thing.) NeuroTribes: The Legacy of Autism and the Future of Neurodiversity, by Steve Silberman. Concept: Neurodiversity. Idea is basically everybody has different brains and that is good because we are good at different things. The author wants us to think about this in terms of Autistic people (everyone else too, but he was writing about Autistic people. And also history.). Continue reading