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Tag Archive: Armchair BEA 2014

Armchair BEA 2014 – A passion for books

Twittered out?
This entry is part 17 of 17 in the series Armchair BEA 2013 - 2014

This entry is part 17 of 17 in the series Armchair BEA 2013 – 2014Armchair BEA 2014 – The participants Armchair BEA 2014 may have satisfied book lust, but I confess, after daily Twitter parties and blog writing and hopping, I do think I’m ┬áready for a day at the beach. So, you may ask:…

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Goosebumps – Lessons from RL Stine books

Goosebumps author RL Stine books deliver when it comes to horror for middle grade readers.
This entry is part 16 of 17 in the series Armchair BEA 2013 - 2014

This entry is part 16 of 17 in the series Armchair BEA 2013 – 2014Goosebumps books provoked controversy Goosebumps books capture the imagination of middle-grade readers, particularly boys. For me, that alone is enough to make them good books. However, the Goosebumps books have been the topic of discussion among writers, readers, and teachers ever…

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Beyond Borders – Travel the world one page at a time

Open Door To The Sky
This entry is part 15 of 17 in the series Armchair BEA 2013 - 2014

This entry is part 15 of 17 in the series Armchair BEA 2013 – 2014Following the trail of enchanted pages Books transport me to a different world. I leave one state of being and return to another. For a little while, I’m somewhere else, and often someone else. As a child, I roamed the world…

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Are you reading short stories?

Master of short stories, Anton Chekov is a well-known writer of the short form.
This entry is part 14 of 17 in the series Armchair BEA 2013 - 2014

This entry is part 14 of 17 in the series Armchair BEA 2013 – 2014Short Stories – Time for a comeback? Short stories often get short shrift. Why is that? The short form, often more difficult to write, is a wonderful format to learn the craft of writing. Film makers love them. Many short stories…

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Author, Author! How to meet your favorite author

Looking for an author
This entry is part 13 of 17 in the series Armchair BEA 2013 - 2014

This entry is part 13 of 17 in the series Armchair BEA 2013 – 2014Where to find an author Want to meet some authors? Go to the nearest writer’s convention and head for the bar. You laugh. Yet this is a tried and true method whispered among writers in search of famous authors who hold…

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Kicking off Armchair BEA 2014

Mad Hatter attend Armchair BEA Introduction
This entry is part 12 of 17 in the series Armchair BEA 2013 - 2014

This entry is part 12 of 17 in the series Armchair BEA 2013 – 2014Reading, Writing, and Books – What’s not to love? Armchair BEA 2014 that virtual book bonanza for book bloggers and readers, is happening this week. Once again, I’m wearing the Mad Hatter hat as I nearly missed the opening day. Luckily,…

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