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Back to School Challenge Day 05: Dedicated to the Ones I Love

Back to School Challenge Day 05: Dedicated to the Ones I Love

Day 05:Share your own story about what or who fostered the love of reading in yourself.Oh, boy, I could go on for ages about this. And I kind of do over on my Meet the Cast page. So if you want the details of exactly how these people influenced me, you should check it out. Mrs. Veissleman, my first and second grade teacherMs. Kephart, my fifth grade teacherMy motherMs. Allevan, a high school English teacherMs. Vondrachek, a high school English teacherMs. Symond (ne’ Martin), a high school English teacherMy co-workersMy horrible teenage years when I hated everyone and everything. Books were an escape and still are for me.Day 1 | Day 2 | Day 3 | Day 4 | Day 5 | Day 6 Day 7 | Day 8 (did not participate) | Day 9 Twitter Facebook 0 Google+ 0 Pinterest 0 StumbleUpon 0

0 Comments | Join in on the Conversation | Posted on August 22, 2014
Feature and Follow #210-27: Get Your YouTube Laughs On

Feature and Follow #210-27: Get Your YouTube Laughs On

It’s time for Feature and Follow Friday! Don’t forget to checkout the featured bloggers on Alison Can Read and Parajunkee.com.This week’s question: Post a funny Youtube video (doesn’t have to be book related).I am a huge fan of Frozen. The movie came out in November, but I didn’t see it until the end of February. As a result, I got sucked into the many parodies out there and fell in love with them as well. It’s just a reminder that it is good to have a sense of humor about the stuff you love. Of these three, I’m not sure which is my favorite. But I will tell you the my sister-in-law got a kick out of “Will You Help Me Hide a Body?” and it is now her ringtone on my iPhone. Twitter 5 Facebook 16 Google+ 0 Pinterest 0 StumbleUpon 0

0 Comments | Join in on the Conversation | Posted on July 18, 2014
Lettie Prell, author | In the Spotlight Interview

Lettie Prell, author | In the Spotlight Interview

Click to encourage yourfavorite author tosign up! In the Spotlight is a new feature here at Second Run Reviews. I’ve invited authors, publishers and editors to take part in interviews, guest posts, giveaways and anything else that they can dream up that is appropriate for a blog. Today we welcome Lettie Prell to Second Run Reviews. I met Lettie last year at ICON 39 where she was a honorable guest and did a late night reading which I enjoyed listening to. Apparently she believes she has a horrible writing habit. I don’t think that’s a horrible habit at all. In the Spotlight Lettie Prell Welcome to Second Run Reviews, Lettie! Thank you for being In the Spotlight. I appreciate you stopping by and answering a few questions. So let’s get things startedIn a tweet (140 characters or less), tell us a bit about yourself. I have a respectable job as research director of the Iowa Department of Corrections, but I have this horrible writing habit. It’s the SF.    The Department of Corrections? That must provide some inspiration for your “horrible” writing habit. Women who write science fiction seem to be somewhat in the minority. Who or what inspired you […]

4 Comments | Join in on the Conversation | Posted on June 12, 2015