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Debbie's Spurts

Just an avid reader. Mostly SF/Fantasy, some hobbies, paranormal, urban fantasy and lighter, fluffier things.


Currently reading

A Wrinkle in Time (Time Series, #1)
Madeleine L'Engle
Honor Among Thieves
Ann Aguirre, Rachel Caine
Star Nomad
Lindsay Buroker
Leia Stone
Progress: 6 %
Bound by Faerie
John P. McKay
Pursuit of Magic
Linsey Hall
Progress: 1 %
Ghost Gifts
Laura Spinella
Shannon Mayer
Along Came Mr. Right
Gerri Russell
Tyrant's Blood
Fiona McIntosh

Favorite Book Quotes

"Never interrupt your enemy while he is making a mistake"— Lois McMaster Bujold







Rushdie and Atwood lead campaign for displaced writers

PEN grows more important every year.

Last year, Turkey imprisoned 81 journalists, more than any other country in the world. Egypt came second in this ranking, with 25 jailed, according to the Committee to Protect Journalists. The committee also noted that Mexico has emerged as the most dangerous place to be a writer or journalist; in March, four journalists were murdered – 40% of the total number killed worldwide so far this year. The country also has the most missing journalists – 13 out of a global total of 54.

Reblogged from Can't Stop the Signal