Category Archives: Word Fun

For the first time in history…

Scrabble is changing its rules.


Book art.

Our 50¢ sale could provide an inexpensive source of material to experiment on

Be careful…

this game is extremely addicting.

Questions for Philip Pullman?

Ask him!

Quiz: Literary Anecdotes.

I’m embarrassed to admit that I only knew the answer to one of these off the top of my head.

Book amnesia.

Do you suffer from it?

I do.  I have a habit of bringing books home from the library booksale and then discovering that I already own two copies already.


November is National Novel Writing Month.  The goal?  Participants attempt to write an entire novel of at least 50,000 words (about 175 pages) by midnight, November 30th.  As the official website puts it:

Valuing enthusiasm and perseverance over painstaking craft, NaNoWriMo is a novel-writing program for everyone who has thought fleetingly about writing a novel but has been scared away by the time and effort involved.