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Halsey Book Tag

I joked about doing a Lana Del Rey recommendations tag.

Insteaaaaad…

…I FOUND A HALSEY BOOK TAG! Continue reading “Halsey Book Tag”

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How to Make a Lauren: A Personality Recipe

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…

…right?

Continue reading “How to Make a Lauren: A Personality Recipe”

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Spring Cleaning Book Tag: 2019 Edition

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.

I’ve seen this tag around the blogosphere.

Today, I finally participate.

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Lauren’s Go-To Reads: Old Standbys

“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”