Book Review: A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman

Title: A Man Called Ove Author: Fredrik Backman Genre: Fiction Story: Ove is the sort of man who keeps to himself, devoting his life to doing everything the “right” way, and living out his life with his wife, the only girl he ever loved. When she passes, Ove can’t seem to find a way to move on, in […]

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Instant Gratification

I’m a sucker for it every time. My chosen career is IN marketing, and I still find myself duped, hopeful. I hear Malcolm Gladwell in the back of my mind, reminding me that it takes roughly 10,000 hours of practice to perfect a skill, but patience has never been my strong suit and I want […]

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NaNoWriMo Virgin

I’ve never done a NaNoWriMo, and for those who aren’t familiar with it- November is National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo- see what they did there!?). The goal is to write 50,000 words in a month. Yes, this is crazy. Attempting this while working a full time job, settling on a house mid-month (and moving), Thanksgiving, […]

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