In a previous post I shared a few of the ways I fall short of the ideal bookworm image. While you’ve been generous to overlook these few eccentricities, I must admit, I’ve been holding back. Oh, yes. There’s more.
Today, I’ve got five more bad bookworm confessions to unburden.
Continue reading “Bad Bookworm Confessions: Part 2”
Question of the Day: Do you have a favorite mug?
The books we read and enjoy are presented to us in neat categories. Genres, topics, ages, places—they help us find the books we’re most likely to enjoy. The only downside to this feat of organization is the odd assumption that the stories we write need to have clear division from other categories, especially when it comes to the age of the reader.
Now, there are plenty of books that are clearly for Adults Only or designed to keep 7-year-olds giggling, but I’m of the opinion that really great writing strives to be ageless. Here are some of my thoughts on the subject.
Continue reading “Writing Books with All Ages Appeal”
Question of the Day: What’s your favorite fantasy series?
From the swoon-worthy hate-to-love romance of Mr. Darcy and Elizabeth Bennet to the oblivious matchmaking hijinks of Miss Emma Woodhouse, it’s not really a surprise that Jane Austen remains an influence and inspiration for modern readers, writers, and game creators.
If you find yourself shopping for a fan, have no fear! Today, I’m sharing some amazing Jane Austen inspired products that any Janite would love to receive!
Continue reading “10 Gifts for Jane Austen Fans”
You’re a reader, even if you:
~like watching TV more than reading
~can’t pronounce a character’s name
~mostly read non-fiction
~don’t have a favorite book
~read one book a month
Question of the Day: What book would you love to see illustrated?
I had to rearrange my desk because the books I have queued up to review has gotten a lot larger. The overall effect makes me happy, but also haunts me.
Question of the Day: How do you keep up with writing book reviews?
When I finish a book and need to write the review, I usually set it aside on my desk as a reminder. Because my stack has become somewhat intimidating, I’ve started to organize it by color. At least this way it makes me happy!