This is all about my latest WIP and how it starts with capturing a reader’s attention. People today have such a short attention span, a writer has to work hard to get their attention and retain it. SO, my current WIP, a Christmas story, begins with a problem. A big one and an emotional one to boot. Do you like books that start with trouble? I think that having conflict from the first page is really good. It catches the readers attention, it keeps them reading, and it is oftentimes fun to write. I didn’t always think that way though.
Does any one still use the am reading hashtag? me! Sometimes, I think it is good to remember that we were readers before we were writers. I try hard not to neglect the multitudes of books I have on my shelves, many of them waiting to be read. So, today, I am asking the age old question: what is in your TBR pile? My to-be-read pile grows ever longer every year, but I am working my way through a few . HERE’S MY LIST OF READING ITEMS This year so far I have read Demons Forever by Sarra Cannon, and