One of the coolest things about having this podcast is the opportunity to talk with authors, see what inspires them, discover how they fell in love with writing. Some people decided to write as a child. Others had a teacher who inspired them. But I've noticed one common thread despite the Continue Reading
Why Amish Fiction Is Crazy Popular & More
Amish fiction tends to be a bit polarizing. Readers tend to love it or hate it. Are the criticisms valid? One has to wonder because, despite the naysayers, Amish fiction has a huge following. What is so appealing about Amish fiction, what do readers expect, and is the claim that "If you've read Continue Reading
What Is This NaNoWriMo Thing All About?
I blame MSN Messenger. Well, maybe it was my friend who used the messenger as the conduit for her crazy idea. Okay, so it wasn't exactly her crazy idea, but she did tell me about it. Millions of people writing fifty-thousand words in thirty days. During the month of November. Yep, November--you Continue Reading
5 Cheap & Easy Ways to Feed a Book Habit
Book habits can be expensive, especially when you like REAL books to hold in your hands, but there are ways to save money on paperback books, and I thought it would be fun to share a few of my favorites—five, to be exact! Before I get into them, though, I want to point out that this is episode is Continue Reading