Amy here. How was your week? I played Bingo last night. Yup: BINGO. The fast-paced kind where you have a million squares and a marker to pound out tiny dots. I was the youngest by a couple scores, but I didn't care. It was magical.
It doesn't take much, folks.
Here's what happened on the Internets this week:
Have you read anything by the most successful Australian author you've never heard of?
This was fabulous: "What Historical Fiction Can Do That History Textbooks Cannot" (bonus quote i.e. why I loved this:
“It’s up to fiction to tell the smaller stories, to remind us everyday courage matters too.”
Yes. Yes. Yes. 👏👏👏
Take a gander at the midnight paintings of Dr. Seuss.
Writers: this is why it's crucial to write ugly.
And closer to home:
Miss the Boss Lady yet? I know, me too. You can catch her blogging every other Friday on The Wine Vixen! This week, she dished on a yummy Barolo she had in San Diego. (Barolo is legit, you guys—just sayin')
P.S. To celebrate the re-release of ALL THE PRETTY GIRLS, we're giving away 5 books to folks on J.T.'s email list. That's right: all you have to do is sign up for the list, and you could get a free book.
AND being an email subscriber = you're automatically entered into all of J.T.'s contests for life.
Interested? Sign up here! (spoiler alert: there's even a thank-you gift for signing up!)
Alright, folks, that's it from me. Stay in the shade, wear sunscreen (do it!), and I'll talk to you soon!