I have a checklist from a travel website of things to take on a road trip: first-aid kit, flashlight, USB cables, wet-wipes and hand sanitizer, a water bottle, tissues, sunscreen, lotion… Dude. These are the contents of my purse on an average day...
Do you like to read? Do you like to write? Have you ever missed your ride/bus/subway stop because you've been reading or writing? Then this is for you. YA Chicks is hosting an AMAZING giveaway, with prizes that include books, writer stuff, classroom stuff, from about 32 authors. Just go to their website for more… Continue reading Read or Write Anywhere!
Did you ever go to summer camp? At mine, there was this annoying song we sang before announcements at mealtime. I sing it in my head every time I do a newsy post. ITEM THE FIRST: Readrosemary.NET now points to my website/blog. It is mine. Twitter and Facebook links should be updated. (I get by… Continue reading Going Places
Since my last post was from Canada, I figured I’d better update the blog and let y’all know that I was back in Texas. Though some of you do, because some of you have seen me. Maybe even wearing a Steampunk Hat: So here’s a recap of the rest my trip: New York City! I love… Continue reading The Rest of September and Stuff
Today’s blog post is coming to you from on the road. Or on the rails, rather, since I’m typing in the cafe car of the Adirondack express, en route from Montreal to New York City. (I have no idea of the exact town we’re passing through, but it has a beautiful church.) I loved Montreal,… Continue reading Oh Canada
News! Texas Gothic has been included on the 2012 ALA list of Best Fiction for Young Adults. I'm thrilled to be included with some of MY favorite books of the year!Also, central Texas folks, get ready. I will be at Book People in Austin on February 10th at 7pm, where I will be on a… Continue reading News and stuff!
(I have no idead why there are no line breaks in my posts. Possibly something in the way I'm copy/pasting them. I'll have to fix them when I get home. ETA: Fixed, all the way back to the first day.)Short update tonight, just so Mom knows I'm okay and my friends don't up the stakes… Continue reading Cruise, Day Whatever
I've given up on the tweet format, because it's a pain to count characters by hand. So here is the prose version:Tonight's report is coming to you from the Lido Deck, where I'm sprawled in a deck chair watching Iron Man on the Jumbotron. It's like a drive movie. I hear there are night clubs… Continue reading Cruise Day… 3?
Day 2, right? It feels like longer than that. The theme of today's tweets is "overshare." Here are today's tweets: 8:00 am. Hello Cozumel. I've been to tourist Mexico before, and beaches have sand, so I'm staying on the ship today. 9:00 am. Shaving my legs is SO much easier when the boat is docked. 9:30 am. I… Continue reading Cruise Tweets Day 2
Monday 11:45am Ooo. Half price mimosas before noon. 12:30pm omg. I'm actually having a good time. Maybe it's the mimosa? 2:15pm So. Sleepy. Maybe it's the mimosa? Or the Dramamine. Ooops. #badjudgement 5:15pm Formal attire night. Mr. RCM is dressed in his tux. I suggest he pick up $$ as a strolling violinist. He says we're going to… Continue reading Cruise Tweets Day 1.5