Recently someone asked me the reason I disliked Gone Girl #amwriting Click To Tweet When I said I didn’t find the story believable nor the characters likable, they said, I read like a writer. Perhaps I do. As a writer, I know when the author cheats #amwriting Click To Tweet I notice little slip ups […]
What Kind of Characters Do You Prefer?
Recently several books hit the best seller list that have despicable characters. Readers say, “I didn’t like anyone and I couldn’t care less what happened to the people in the story.” My question to readers is what kind of characters do you prefer #amreading Click To Tweet In thinking about this, I began reflecting on […]
Tips for Deciding What To Read
As a writer and a reader, I’m always looking for things to read. I tend to read many types of books. In the past, I’d browse through the book store, glance at covers, titles, look for favorite authors, read a few pages and make a decision. In today’s world of electronic reading, we have […]
Crosswords and Mystery Readers?
Recently I ran across an article that links crossword players with mystery readers. This made me wonder if it were true. In a recent post I asked the question of mystery readers, do they try to solve the mystery as they read. In other words, do they become sleuths along with the actual detective or […]