Tag Archives: reading-is-hot

Preparing for tomorrow

Tomorrow will be the seventh annual Readergirlz Operation Teen Book Drop. Anyone who wants to can participate in promoting teen/young adult literature and literacy. I did this in 2012 and 2013, and can’t wait to do it again tomorrow. In … Continue reading

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Button Sunday

How refreshing it would be to spot this silhouette on a truck.

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OutSmart!

From the earliest days of our writing as Timothy James Beck, Houston’s OutSmart Magazine has been good to us with articles and reviews. When Tim talked to them about the releases of our edited anthologies Foolish Hearts: New Gay Fiction … Continue reading

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Happy Book Lovers Day

The things I learn from Twitter… In fact, one day on Twitter someone shared that it was Penguin Books’ 75th birthday. Then I found out that if I tweeted a photo of a Penguin book, I might get a free … Continue reading

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February Photo A Day: Upside Down

After checking today’s photo prompt, I planned to go outside to take photos of some roses so heavy on the branch that they’re hanging upside down. But it’s cold (for Houston), and after spending a night without heat and getting … Continue reading

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My Ideal Bookshelf

Each year we exchange names for Christmas on Tom’s side of the family and send our Christmas lists to Santa (some people call Santa “Mom”) to distribute the right lists to the right people, since only she knows who has … Continue reading

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Button Sunday

Some way overdue thank-yous here. First, to my buddy Rob E in St. Louis, who sent me a scarf with a bold print for possible doll fashion along with bottle caps for my paintings. The scarf is already packed away … Continue reading

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Legacy Writing 365:204

For the past few weeks, I’ve been importing some old photos into my iPhotos for various reasons. I found this one from 2009: one of Tim’s early foster dogs, Tyson, with the late Rexford G. Lambert and Tim on the … Continue reading

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Thank you, gray skies

Do you see this? Do you know what you’re seeing? Yes, it’s a daisy, but that’s not what I mean. It’s a daisy with RAIN on it. Real rain. From the sky. The sky that has been giving us gentle … Continue reading

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Mississippi: magnolias and murder

I personally have always found Mississippi to be laid back in all the best ways, beginning from the early days of my childhood in the northern part of the state to my visits to the beautiful white-sand coast featured in … Continue reading

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