Ok friends, I’ve been posting and you’ve been kind enough to read my writings for five years. As I read back through all the different posts some are more my favorites than others. Below is a list of some that stand out to me (in no particular order). Let me know what you think. Or go through the archives and pick your own favorite. I’d love to hear which one you liked.
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Since June I have been in a reading slump. My favorite authors haven’t published anything recently and the books I’ve started I can’t seem to get into. This feels something similar to worse case of writer’s block a person could have. I tried reading through first novels but got hung up on a really bad first novel from a Kentucky author. There is restlessness in my soul that is a longing to be taken away to another time and place by a novelist’s ability to make today disappear and paint pictures of places I’ve never been. I want to become friends with the hero and get frustrated with the villain. You know the feeling when you finish a good book and the next day you are wondering what the characters are up to only to realize they are gone.
I found this list that intrigued me. This is a list of books that are set in each state. Many of these books I have already read; others I think I may try just to scratch this itch. It’s important for writers to read. Really, it’s important for everyone to read.