Woof Trekking Dispatch #10: Longmire in Las Vegas, New Mexico, January 2016

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The newest season of Longmire premieres this Friday, September 23rd, on Netflix. We were devoted fans to this show while it was airing on A&E, but we might be one of the few people on Earth that doesn’t subscribe to … Read More

Review: The True Meaning of Smekday

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A couple of years ago, we attended the Tucson Festival of Books and we attended a panel where Adam Rex was a speaker. The panel was called “i-Illustrate: Art, Technology and Picture Books” in which panelists discussed utilizing Photoshop and other … Read More

How to Find the Time to Write ANYWHERE & End Procrastination For Good!

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J.K. Rowling famously wrote a great deal of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone at the Edinburgh coffee shop: The Elephant House. (Edinburgh is pictured above, fyi.) But you don’t need to be in a coffee shop to write. You Can Write … Read More

The Best Outlander Gift Guide

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In March, we had the pleasure of listening to Diana Gabaldon speak at the Tucson Festival of Books. We wrote about our experience in our most popular post to date. Read it here. During this panel, Ms. Gabaldon talked about how she had … Read More

Diana Gabaldon and Outlander: Cameos, and Cookbooks, and Claire Bears! Oh My!

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“Diana Gabaldon and Outlander” was the only ticketed panel we attended at this year’s Tucson Festival of Books. By the time the session started, there was not an empty chair in the 300-seat auditorium. Here is Ms. Gabaldon, along with … Read More

Porcupine at the TFOB: Quills, Porcupettes, and Homeward Bound

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The next animal in our Tucson Festival of Books roundup is Rue, a North American Porcupine, and a resident of the Arizona Sonora Desert Museum. Thank you to Robin Kropp, Education Specialist from the Museum, for taking the time to show … Read More

Gila Monster at the TFOB: Osteoderms, ER Flashback, and Fat Tails

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The first panel we attended at the 2016 Tucson Festival of Books was presented by the Arizona Sonora Desert Museum. We arrived at the tent half an hour before the program was scheduled to begin so we could pick the perfect seats to view the animals. The tent was empty, and we decided the front row was the obvious best choice.

Tucson Festival of Books 2016: First Look

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Last Saturday at this time, I was packing up to take another trip to the University of Arizona. 2016 was my fifth year attending the Tucson Festival of Books. This week, I will be blogging about the panels I attended this year and sharing photographs from the sessions. Today, I am giving you a first look.

Tucson Festival of Books: Weirdness, Memoir and YODA!

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The Year of the Bobcat. That’s what 2015 was at the Tucson Festival of Books. Our fourth year attending the festival was our best yet! This year was also…