Tag Archives: Books

A (Belated) Happy New Year!

Happy New Year, friends! 2016 is in the books and with 2017 in full swing, I feel like I’ve had little time to sit still. I hope your new year has started off with a bang. This is my annual … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Week the World Ended by Thomas A. Farmer

Between my spring and summer classes, I got the opportunity to read The Week the World Ended by my friend and college classmate, Thomas A. Farmer. This was a really fun read and the perfect way to relax and escape after … Continue reading

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5 Goals for a Nerdy New Year

Greetings, friends! The last few months of 2015 were extremely busy in my neck of the woods. Even the first few weeks of 2016 have been full! However, I’m back into writing mode and looking forward to a new year. … Continue reading

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Writing Encouragement From John Scalzi

While at ConCarolinas last weekend, I had the pleasure of meeting science fiction author, John Scalzi. Mr. Scalzi was incredibly kind and spoke freely of his writing process and his experience with publication. It was particularly encouraging to me as a writer. … Continue reading

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Mid-year Update

It’s hard to believe we are already halfway through 2015! Where did the time go? I’ve been busy working, finishing class, traveling, and working on my 5 nerdy goals for the year. Here’s where I am so far in my … Continue reading

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Happy New Year and Friday Fandom Five – New Year’s Nerding

Happy New Year!  As you might have noticed, 2014 was a VERY full year for me. My personal life went a little crazy, but things are slowly getting back to normal now. I’m looking forward to 2015 and all the … Continue reading

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Call for Papers – UNC-Charlotte Potter Watch Conference 2013

The Future of Harry Potter the 2013 PotterWatch Conference at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte April 6, 2013 Charlotte, NC The Harry Potter series has been translated into more than 60 languages, inspired a multi-million dollar theme park, … Continue reading

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Who Should Play Katniss Everdeen?

That’s the question on the lips of fans of The Hunger Games trilogy by Suzanne Collins.  According to a recent article on The Movie Pool, Lionsgate films has A-listed 3 girls to play the part of Katniss Everdeen in the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card

Last Sunday I finally finished Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card, a book that has too long been on my “to read” list.  I’d never read any of Card’s work before (aside from an essay he wrote on Snape in … Continue reading

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Pottercast Packs a Punch

Hello, Nerdy Bloggers! I come to you today proudly flying my Geek Flag high.  Quite literally, actually—as I write this, I’m flying home from a business trip.  As is no surprise to most anyone reading this, I am quite the … Continue reading

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