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bookfest st louis

My Thoughts on BookFest St. Louis

St. Louis just hosted its first annual book festival, BookFest St. Louis, in the Central West End. As a reader, writer, and editor, this event was a dream come true. We don’t get a lot of literary traffic down here in St. Louis, so to have this many authors and book-focused events in one space on one day was amazing.

It’s pointless to describe each event I attended—that would be boring to read. So instead, here are some observations about the various BookFest St. Louis performances and panels I attended.Read More »My Thoughts on BookFest St. Louis

reading slump

Coming to Terms With Your Reading Slump

Q: What seems to be the problem?

A: I fell into a reading slump.

 

Q: Did you burn yourself out by reading four books within two and a half weeks?

A: Probably. Maybe? I don’t know.

 

Q: What do you think started your reading slump?

A: I drove 16 hours total to the middle of Nebraska and back for the eclipse. I was tired from the driving and I spent my time hanging out with my friend instead of reading.Read More »Coming to Terms With Your Reading Slump