The Fluff

When I first started this site, I looked for any reason to post. These are the fluffy, whimsical, no-one-really-cares results.

5 Gifts for the Book Lover

12.16.2016

Writers are readers first, so I’m always looking for awesome gifts (for myself). This year, I thought I’d share some of my finds with you. Click on the thumbnails to see a full-size picture; click the title to go buy these items. Alice in Wonderland Book Scarf Who doesn’t love Alice’s story? It’s a wacky, weird, […]

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Recommended iPhone App: iReadG Free

05.31.2011
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I love my Google Reader.  I can read it anywhere, I can add feeds from anywhere, and I can organize it easily.  But, when I got my iPhone, I wanted to be able to read my fave feeds on my phone.  I didn’t want to find a new reader; I had everything set up exactly […]

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Kindle Bringing Reading Back

01.19.2011

At least, it has for me. So convenient. Such a dream come true–any book I want to read is at my fingertips and delivered in less than a minute. I’ve probably read more books in the last month than I have in the year before that. And that’s a really satisfying thing. Anyway, you should […]

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Material Girl: Writers and Readers

03.14.2010

It’s been a while since I’ve done Material Girl post, so I thought I’d do one huge super post full of etsy goodness. For the writer who reads (duh): Both by: TillyBloom I picked this one because I freaking LOVED Nancy Drew growing up and I have many cherished memories of going to the library […]

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Vamps for a Buck

02.15.2010

I found Sex and the Single Vampire by Katie MacAlister at the Dollar Store for $1.25! Squee! One’s To Be Read (TBR) pile can never be too large.  Especially when it’s a favorite author. Update 03/14/2011–I think I bought this book for my Kindle because I never get in my TBR drawer anymore.  Those books […]

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I Read Banned Books

12.15.2009
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Ask me how much I love this necklace.  Yeah, it’s a little clunky, but if you’re a dedicated reader and you agree that censorship is a dirty whore, it makes quite a statement. I Read Banned Books Necklace.

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Zen Writing for the Mac

12.08.2009

It’s like the opposite of Write Or Die, but I think it would work just as well.  I can’t tell you, because my fabulous Mac is down and out.  But I’d recommend.  OmmWriter.  Try it. A review from MakeUseOf.com. When I came across OmmWriter, I was intrigued. The concept took writing productivity, mixed in some […]

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The Art of Loving

12.07.2009

Today, I’m going to recommend a book that I don’t even own (yet).  So ordering it today.  Anyway, this book: was recommended by Jennifer Crusie in her essay “Emotionally Speaking: Romance Fiction in the Twenty-First Century”. The psychology of the characters will dictate how and why they fall in love, and their growth as human […]

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Write…Or Die!

11.27.2009

Want the awesomest “writing” program I have ever encountered?  Then you need Write or Die – Desktop Edition.  It’s rocks so hard, rock stars are jealous.  First, let me tell you, you can use or try it online, for free.  (I love free).  It took me one session, in which I wrote over a thousand […]

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Amazon Was NOT Mocking Me

09.05.2009

I just ordered some books for my daughter because she’s become hooked on Nora Roberts and somehow I’ve managed to keep one or two books of a trilogy and be short the rest.  So I rounded out about four trilogies for her and placed my order. So you know, I’m a clicker.  I’m one of […]

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