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Thanks so much for sharing this list! The only one I've read is Louise Erdrich's story, which I'm ashamed to say I don't remember at all, but I have a copy of it and I'll revisit it soon. And Deborah Eisenberg! I have not read very much of her work, but she was introduced to me via "Some Other, Better Otto" and I've been meaning to read more ever since. You should definitely write some posts, too, if you feel motivated to — leave a link if you do!
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Lake Washington. Kelly Link is one of those writers who I'd been aware of for a long time, yet for whatever reason, I hadn't read. So the other day, when a friend recommended reading "Stone Animals" as a way into... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at elephantine
I hope you do! She's such a wonderful writer.
Be sure to let me know what you think of it!
Kirsten — I'm glad to hear that! I'd love to hear what some of your favorite stories are, if you feel like sharing. Most of the readers I know tend to only read novels — or non-fiction — so I always get excited to hear from someone who enjoys short stories.
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A beach walk at Kalaloch Lodge on New Year's. As I mentioned last week, I've been reading a short story a day. Partially I'm doing it because I love short stories, but I'm also reading them with a semi-selfish interrogative... Continue reading
Posted Jan 6, 2019 at elephantine
Thanks so much, Sera! And thank you for the comments you leave — I really do appreciate them. I have been very focused on working on short stories; I wish I could share more about them, but it seems like every time I say a project is going well, I jinx myself. Of course, I'll share news as soon as I have any! (One of my stories has now been rejected 41 times, which might sound discouraging, but it's actually made me more determined and I've kept revising it as a result.) About being more conscious about clothing — yes! I really like that mindset. I did that with my skincare/makeup a few years ago, but haven't gotten around to fully tackling my closet yet. Keep me posted about how it goes for you. Happy New Year :)
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Thanks for the feedback, Chelsey! :) And I know what you mean about reevaluating habits. I'm sure everyone has a bunch they'd like to change. Good luck with yours! Happy New Year!
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Well, well. It's the end of the year. Are you making resolutions? Plans for 2019? A few weeks ago, I started to read a short story a day, so I'd like to keep that up. I'd also like to find... Continue reading
Posted Dec 31, 2018 at elephantine
Merry Christmas to you too, Vickie!
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Merry Christmas to you too, Chelsey! :)
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Merry Christmas! Continue reading
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Christmas is in the air... Continue reading
Posted Dec 9, 2018 at elephantine
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Currently reading. Continue reading
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Breaking in a new pair of ballet slippers. Continue reading
Posted Nov 18, 2018 at elephantine
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More colors of fall. Continue reading
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I had some cat ears, but sadly, I can no longer find them! So I probably won't be dressed up at all. But I do love seeing all the kids! :)
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Happy (almost) Halloween! Continue reading
Posted Oct 29, 2018 at elephantine
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A late-blooming dahlia. (I love how different it is from this one from twelve weeks ago.) Continue reading
Posted Oct 21, 2018 at elephantine
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Zelda being Zelda. Continue reading
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My favorite corner of my office. Continue reading
Posted Sep 30, 2018 at elephantine