10 Reasons We Buy Books When We Could Read Them For Free

As an author myself, I wish I knew what makes other people choose a book. As you peruse the shelves in a bookstore, or click through the Books tab on Amazon, there are hundreds, thousands, millions of titles even, to choose from. What makes you whittle down the choices and select one from the milieu,…

Fall TBR

Yesterday for the first time in a long time, I needed the blazer that I was wearing. When I was standing waiting for the bus, it was chilly. New York Fall weather chilly. And I loved it. It’s hot cocoa evening weather. I’m not a big pumpkin-spice latte drinker. I know a lot of bloggers can’t get enough…

Pulitzer Prize Winners

My interest in the Pulitzer Prize is a bit selfish. My goal is to win the prize myself someday soon.  I berate myself for not having started working toward that goal earlier. There are a few years when no award was given, and I wonder, Was that supposed to be my year? In 2012, that…