Happy Everything, Book Nerds!
Whether you’re stocking up for lockdown part two: quarantined boogaloo or buying gifts for your bookish friends we’ve got the best event ever. Starting TOMORROW, we’ll have a book rec a day.
Once a day, we’ll be posting our favorite books from the year along with our reviews to tell you why those books are the best!
While you peruse those awesome books, please also take a look at our store and buy something to help our little corner of the internet grow.
Jess, Maggie, & Dan
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Writing Spaces and Retreats
This week we had the quintessential Spring writing chat: what to do about our writing spaces and where to take them. Writing spaces have shrunk during the pandemic and many coffee houses still aren’t offering in person seating. How do we writers get away and respark our motivation when we don’t have the space to stretch our creative muscles? The answer: writing retreats. But are retreats worth it? That and more on this week’s episode.
Ask Maureen Johnson A Question
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