Favorite Books of 2016 (#FaveReads)

Welp, 2016 is over. Not to say that a specific space of time can be a crapshow but hell if 2016 wasn't. That said, I think it showed more than ever the importance of books. You can find solace in them as well as an inspiration. As per usual my initial blog posts for the new year are to celebrate what I enjoyed in the previous year: Books and Dessert. So here's the latest in terms of the best books I read in 2016 (not ones that necessarily released that year).

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Wesleyan Writers Conference 2014 (Pros & Cons)

Last week I attended the Wesleyan Writers Conference in Middletown, CT. I met cool writers, heard lots of variations on writing techniques, and read many shorts, and ate lots. Here's my summary of pros & cons for the conference in case you may be considering what type of conference may work for you.

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