reading books

April 16, 2010

Finding Time to Read

One of the driving forces behind my original desire to write was my love for reading. I have always had an endless appetite for the written word. As a child, I read Harlequins with my grandmother. As I grew older, so my reading habits evolved to new genres and authors. Among some of my favorite books as a child was Trixie Belden, Tom Swift eventually following authors like Margaret Weis, Tracy Hickman, Ann Rice and so many more that I may have forgotten by now. Reading Helps Me Thrive Reading is vital to my sanity. In January, I dropped by […]
November 2, 2009

Do You Struggle to Finish Books?

You remember high school where you had to read the book the teacher assigned whether it was Silas Marner, The Old Man and the Sea or Cheaper by the Dozen? You remember having to finish reading it no matter how boring the tale or how dry the writing? I admit, I loved the idea behind Great Expectations, but there were passages when I wanted Dickens to just get on with it. In other cases, it was Shakespeare that I dreaded reading – Shakespeare was a playwright, his work was meant to be seen and acted out, not read. But that’s […]