As a reader and a writer, I have become a student of the importance of story in our lives and the impact it has on what we believe, how we learn, what we understand and what we accept as valid. This has made me more attuned to my own responses to the messages around me … Continue reading Evolution of Story on American Idol
Blessings are all around me, every day. I have stopped at 25 that are related to reading and books. Even as I typed the last one on this list, I thought of two or three more. But to start: Endless choices to fill my “to read” list. Several comfortable locations to read in my home. … Continue reading Bookish Blessings
I have, for many years, been interested in critical reviews when deciding which books to add to my “to read” list. These examinations of theme, character, tone, plot, and the author’s mastery of the written language have been my guideposts, as have the nominees and winners of the various literary prizes and the ever-growing … Continue reading “Best Books” or Personal Favorites?