A Room of One’s Own, Does it Matter?

How important is a room of one’s own?  Virginia Woolfe was convinced that a writer would never be able to produce without a room and an income.  This frees the writer from some of the distractions of life.  Sometimes, I find myself wishing for a space that is mine, unshared, uninterrupted, and undivided.   I recentlyContinue reading “A Room of One’s Own, Does it Matter?”

Read Like a Writer Book Club Recap; The Anomaly by Hervé Le Tellier

For February, we read The Anomaly. If you are interested in joining us for the next meeting, in April, please send Robin an email at readerlybooks[at]gmail.com Background:  This book was on several “best of” lists for 2021, including the New York Times.  Here is a sampling of reviews and the publisher’s page: Penguin Random HouseContinue reading “Read Like a Writer Book Club Recap; The Anomaly by Hervé Le Tellier”

Books about Writing that I enjoyed in 2021…

Are you looking for something to inspire you to write?  Here is a list of favorite books and web pages about writing that I read in 2021.  I am also including one about women’s history, since there were a bunch of inspiring women in it.  Not least, Eleanor Roosevelt. Alberts, Laurie. Showing & Telling: LearnContinue reading “Books about Writing that I enjoyed in 2021…”

Plotter or Pantser? Plan your Novel in November with NaNoPlanMo

NaNoWriMo is coming up!  If you, like me, tend toward the plotting side rather than the pantsing side, and the thought of writing 50,000 words in one month makes you begin to hyperventilate, fear not, dear reader, Readerly has you covered.  For the plotters among us, and the pantsers who want to be them, ReaderlyContinue reading “Plotter or Pantser? Plan your Novel in November with NaNoPlanMo”