Collections have been very popular this winter season, and there were many to choose from. More than I could possibly read before winter is over so I had to show some restraint. I've always enjoyed collections. Especially the ones with various authors, because their individual styles make the flavor of the story change. The more books the better, is … Continue reading Collections

Reading, and Writing

One of the discussions happening yesterday was centered around the question; what place does reading hold in the life of a successful writer? My comment was - I agree with previous comments, reading is essential to good writing. Today I feel compelled to go back and expand on that thought, but the moment has passed. I am bursting to share more about this discussion because … Continue reading Reading, and Writing

Two books to inspire the writer within

I admit; I am not a fan of boring instructional books, and I assume (mainly based on school years) that all instructional books are boring. This assumption is beginning to change. Write Well: A Grammar Guide Rachelle Rea Cobb, is definitely not boring. Her style is conversational, fun, informative, and sneaky. She has a way of crafting her explanation to demonstrate the point … Continue reading Two books to inspire the writer within

Fire in the Stars, and a few more books

The book I am loving this week is,  Fire in the Stars: An Amanda Doucette Mystery Barbara Fradkin; an author, and a story location new to me. This book  kept calling me back until it was finished. The main protagonist, Amanda, arrives in Newfoundland Canada, invited to go on a wilderness trip with a friend and colleague who has not been responding … Continue reading Fire in the Stars, and a few more books