I’d like to wish a Happy Thanksgiving to all writers out there. This is just a quick roundup talking about the past few weeks of Amazon click-throughs on my website. Thank you to everyone who has supported my writing over the past few years. Enjoy the turkey!
The Most Interesting Items Bought
- Fire HD 6
- GoPro HERO4 – There are some big-ticket items this time around. I’m assuming people are getting their holiday shopping done early.
- Rubie’s Costume Flannel Santa Suit Costume – Yup, holiday shopping indeed.
- VTech Go! Go! Smart Wheels – Train Station Playset
- Frozen: The Songs – My nieces can’t get enough of this movie.
- Lincoln Logs Redwood Junction – My brother and I used to build towns with Lincoln Logs and eventually battle to knock them down. I also just learned the other day that Lincoln Logs were created by Frank Lloyd Wright’s son, John Lloyd Wright.
The Best Books People Have Bought
- Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life
- Wool Omnibus Edition (Wool 1 – 5) (The Silo Series) – LOVE this series.
- Literary Chicago: A Book Lover’s Tour of the Windy City (Illinois) – It seems every week some Chicago folks are grabbing this book.
- The Alchemist
- Gone Girl: A Novel
- Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption
- Killing Patton: The Strange Death of World War II’s Most Audacious General
- The Hollywood Standard, 2nd Edition (Hollywood Standard: The Complete & Authoritative Guide to) – Apparently there are tons of film buffs reading my blog.
- Rise of the Writer: Writing and Marketing Like a Pro in the 21st Century – A Beginner’s Guide – My book.
Writing Software and Tools People Have Tried Out
- Bluehost – There were quite a few people who started self-hosting their websites with Bluehost to create a professional image and customize just about everything on their sites. You can learn how to setup Bluehost here.
- Scrivener – My Scrivener Tips guide prompted quite a few folks to grab the tried-and-true Scrivener writing software. This post probably helped too.
I hope everyone has a happy Thanksgiving, and a big thank you to everyone who clicked-through some of the random affiliate links I post around the site. I really do appreciate it, whether you are building a new website with Bluehost or just grabbing some things from Amazon while shopping for the holidays.