A short collection of insightful quotes that reflect the power and magic of reading.
I can't believe NaNoWriMo* is almost over! There's no question I'll cross the 50,000 word line with my novel today, three days early. I've been blessed this month "easy" writing. Of course it's never truly easy. The process always has its bleak "why in the hell am I writing this book anyway?" moments. While I think... Continue Reading →
There are no new ideas. There are only new presentations. -- Deborah Robson I'm currently reading a book I should love (Hild, by Nicola Griffith). It's historical fiction set in 7th c. England, only a century later than the setting I've chosen for my novelization of Rapunzel. Hild is full of words, concepts, and details I've... Continue Reading →
Last October, a Twitter friend told me about her goal to read 65 news books in a year. She made me wonder how many books I had read since January. I checked my reading journal and discovered I had read sixty books. However, only thirty-two were first reads, which was her requirement for a book... Continue Reading →