May 16, 2018

What of Word Counts?

I was thinking this morning about the whole "write every day" thing so often said to new writers (at a later date, I will write at length about why this is terrible advice), and was thinking about how much of the culture of internet writing, particularly from younger writers, is focused on word count. There is of course NaNoWriMo, but there are also people who have "word wars" with each other to see who can get the most words down in  a given amount time, as well as people who will set daily writing goals of a certain amount of words per day.

May 1, 2018

Library Life: Book Displays!

One of my favorite parts of working in a school library is making book displays. Our library had enough space for three displays every month. Below is a compilation of pictures of all of my displays throughout the school year.