As a writer, I am also a reader. An ideal day for me includes several hours of focused writing in the early morning, then a walk or yoga class, then reading in the afternoon. Of the 38 books I read the year, following were my favorite books of 2023.
Interviewing myself here as if my local bookstore was profiling me and asking about my favorite authors and books. It’s good to practice things like this, for when I’m a published author, right?
Bart’s Books in Ojai, California was an unexpected find and treasure of a bookstore. Bart’s claims to be the world’s largest outdoor bookstore and “believes there is a book for everyone.”
People who know I’ve written a historical novel set during the 1918 pandemic always comment that my timing is brilliant….
One of the great quotes in Stephen King’s On Writing says, “If you want to be a writer, you must…