I know a lot of avid readers out there (myself included) that would hurdle over a semi-truck for this chance to read a bunch of great books like this! North Texas RWA is holding a new contest for published books, called the Carolyn Reader’s Choice Awards. Judges will read various Advanced Reader Copies of novels … More Great Opportunity to Read Free Books!
Many avid book readers claim that novels are far better than the movies created in their wake. I’ll admit, they’re right. 99.999% of the time. I’ve found very few movies that did the books justice, let alone were better. Particularly any of the classics. Pride and Prejudice, Ulysses, Jane Eyre. (no, the Twilight series is not considered … More Books vs Movies: The Complementary Battle
All writers (and aspiring authors) need to read. How else are they supposed to know their market? Of course, how else did most writers figure out that’s what they love to do? By reading. Duh. (I know, not a writer-ly word, but it fits). I’m a big romance reader, if you haven’t visited the other … More Reading Blitz
In a few short days, I’m heading to this lovely island with my family. Guess which island? Nope- not in the Caribbean. It’s actually not even tropical. Hilton Head Island in South Carolina. As I look at these photos knowing I’ll be playing on the beach with my son and hubby, it reminds me of … More Inspirational Settings
I read an interesting blog discussion the other day about romance writers who have their spouses read their work-in-progress. Their husbands’ or wives’ willingness to read the love scenes (some erotic) made me laugh out loud. I’m not laughing at them- I commend them for having (and using) that luxury. I wish I had that … More How Do I Love Thee? Let Me Read Your Ways