From our earliest moments, most writers are avid readers. We devour books — for story, for craft, for new worlds and new ideas.
I don’t know if we become students of the written word because we love to read or if we read because we were born to love the written word.… Read the post
August 8th, 2018
Start Me Up
Books We Love | Craft
When I was growing up in El Segundo, I spent a lot of time in the library. If you are a Post-Internet Writer, you will struggle to understand what I say next: sometimes I ran out of things to read. No stack of books waiting to be read. No iBooks with a million free samples waiting.… Read the post
Last week, Fae Rowen discussed her reading habits in Beware: Voracious Reading Ahead. Like her, I remember reading way more than my friends and classmates when I was young, devouring every book that came my way.
I started with the marvelous for Laura Ingalls Wilder and Nancy Drew.… Read the post
Autumn always makes me thankful. Maybe it's because of Thanksgiving. Maybe it's because of a memory of a remote cabin in the middle exploding fall colors. Maybe it's the reminder that I have more to be thankful for than most. I'm thankful for books.… Read the post
From our earliest moments, most writers are avid readers. We devour books – for story, for Craft, for new worlds and new ideas.
We have To Be Read piles (TBR for short) that are taller than small children. Our favorite authors and characters become our friends.… Read the post