I joked about doing a Lana Del Rey recommendations tag.
A couple days ago, I chose protagonist Emi to represent my entire personality.
I’d identified closely with Harry Potter in the past, but those days were over…
My schedule has fluctuated massively in the last few weeks.
With new Tuesday classes, weekly dinners, and church events, I feel like I’m busy all the time.
I’m getting a rare night in to recalibrate and get some reading done.
Writing-wise, my brain is broken, so I’ve been stacking up the book tags.
Today, I finally participate.
CARBS! CARBS! CARBS! CARBS! Continue reading “Pasta Book Tag”
My mom and I saw Leslie Odom, Jr. perform at Benaroya Hall last week. Continue reading “Hamilton Book Tag”
“So,” the interviewer starts, holding his iPhone near my face. “What books have most influenced your writing?”
“Yes, tell us,” says Adam Grant, my research hero. I haven’t figured out yet why he’s here. “Which authors acted as mentors in your youth?”
“Interesting question, Adam.” I grab the iPhone and speak directly into it “Follow-up question: Will I be mentioned in your next book?”
Adam smiles enigmatically but doesn’t answer the question.
Feeling left out, the nameless interviewer clears his throat.
“All right, chill. As it happens, I made a list of books that have influenced me.”
“Fascinating.” Adam scribbles something on his notepad. From here, it looks like, “Scrap interview – call Malcolm G,” but I’ve never been good at reading upside-down.
“This seems like a long intro to a post,” the interviewer grumbles.
“NO ONE ASKED YOU.” Continue reading “Lauren’s Go-To Reads: Old Standbys”