Dewey’s 24 Hour Read-A-Thon

Okay.  Denise and Karen over at BlogHer are chatting about a Read-A-Thon.  Dewey’s Read-A-Thon to be exact.  And it starts TOMORROW!  Yes. Saturday October 13, 2012. I have a million things I should do this weekend.  But the thought of vegging out with books for 24 hours sounds like my kind of fun.  I have literally…

Do You Read… YA?

Young Adult books are one of the fastest growing publishing categories. But their popularity is not because 12 to 18 year olds are insatiable readers.  It is because they appeal to all ages. The YA years are the quest years — a time of testing limits, questioning authority, flaunting conventions, searching for answers and discovering one’s…

Comments Gone Wild

I cruise through Amazon with a single-minded purpose. I’m looking for a great book and I’ll try just about anything that fits this criteria. When I’m not sure about a storyline I read the reviews. Here and there I read the comments left for a review but not often. Yesterday, I discovered a book Hearts…

My Writers Twist on Shakespeare

To write or not to write, that is the question Whether ‘tis nobler in the pocketbook to suffer The slings and arrows of outrageous bills Or to give in to a day job with countless troubles And by opposing writers block: to die, to sleep No more; and by a sleep, to waste hours in…