I'm Really Very Literary

Emily Henderson
A newsletter for curious readers, writers, and creatives.
Created 23 Sep 2021
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  • Anticipation of a Thing
    24 Dec 2021 • 4 min read
    Hello Friends, One more sleep until Santa comes and the anticipation is just as exciting as the day itself. There will be boxes to unwrap and toys to put together and batteries to add. We will eat fre...
  • A Few of My Favorite Things
    17 Dec 2021 • 2 min read
    Hello Friends, It’s nearly Christmas, our heater is on most days, and the drought-stricken foothills behind my house have been thick with mud from the rain we got this week. It all has me in a mood. I...
  • Rituals
    11 Dec 2021 • 2 min read
    Hello Friends, I’ve been thinking a lately about rituals. I was raised Catholic so my first experience with rituals was at church. Sunday mass is a predictable rhythm of prayers, songs, and readings. ...
  • Fog
    04 Dec 2021 • 2 min read
    Hello Friends, I heard some troubling news about an author I admire. Suleika Jaouad wrote the book, Between Two Kingdoms: A Memoir of a Life Intrupted. It’s a beautiful story about her journey with ca...
  • What is Real?
    19 Nov 2021 • 2 min read • 1 0
    Hello Friends, As a child, I was obsessed with the Velveteen Rabbit. I had multiple copies and read the story over and over. In college, I used to fall asleep to the audiobook nightly. I think I loved...
  • Two Years
    12 Nov 2021 • 2 min read • 1 0
    First, some housekeeping. I’ve started sharing a weekly journal prompt. I hope you will take five minutes to jot down your thoughts. Feel free to share what comes up for you in the comments below or s...
  • 50,000 Words In 30 Days
    05 Nov 2021 • 2 min read
    First, some housekeeping. I’ve started sharing a weekly journal prompt. I hope you will take five minutes to jot down your thoughts. Feel free to share what comes up for you in the comments below or s...
  • What Are You Really Afraid Of?
    29 Oct 2021 • 2 min read
    Hello Friends, Last week in writing class the teacher gave the prompt, “What are you really afraid of?” I wrote about spiders. Not particularly original, I know. I re-read my response I what I think I...
  • Too Much Good Stuff!
    22 Oct 2021 • 1 min read
    Hello friends, I am never without a book or two on my nightstand, but in the last year or so I’ve become more intentional with my reading. Last January I wrote a post on the blog called, “A Reading Li...
  • I'm Really Very Literary
    18 Oct 2021 • 1 min read • 1 3
    Hello Friends, Welcome to I’m Really Very Literary, a newsletter from EmilyKathleenWrites.com I love round-ups and carefully curated links to content from around the web. CupofJo.com and ModernMsDarcy...
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