Roaming Bookstores and Seashores

. Roaming a bookstore is something akin to roaming the seashore for me. There is exhilaration and discovery, the heady smell that is unique to the location. My daughter loves to do both, too, as her blog post and Flickr pictures yesterday attest. Her enthusiasm for acquiring books reminded me of my recent visit toContinue reading “Roaming Bookstores and Seashores”

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Writing Advice Worth Remembering

Aspiring novelists are always looking for good advice to help guide them on the journey towards publication. I’ve read more books on the craft than I can count, but I’ve seldom read anything quite as succinct and astute as the words of author Richard L. Mabry in his recent interview with Jennifer AlLee. When asked aboutContinue reading “Writing Advice Worth Remembering”

Beautiful Blog or Blogger Award

Receiving an award is always an honour. There have been a number of awards circulating the blogosphere during the past year, each suggesting the recipient’s blog has been providing value to its readership. Joylene Butler surprised me with the “Beautiful Blogger Award” last week. I was honoured by this award but I admit to aContinue reading “Beautiful Blog or Blogger Award”