Turner’s writing has a simplicity and depth I wish I could replicate. She, like her characters, somehow manages to be elusive and revealing all at once. And her style forces you to read carefully, to pay close attention to each and every word.
How does a person start writing again? Does she sit quietly at her computer, screen glowing in the dark? Does she wake up early for her morning commute and stare sleepily out the train window? Does she write during breaks, during lunchtimes, during stolen moments of the day? I wish I knew. Because that certainly
So, this started out as a simple review of Provenance, the latest book by Ann Leckie, sci-fi writer extraordinaire. But it quickly devolved evolved into an in-depth look at the world of the Imperial Radch and all the varied thoughts that came to the surface as I was reading.
Book doulas, a call for modern-day humanism, and an essay from Beijing.
In celebration of the newest installment of The Stormlight Archive, here are some cards for my favorite characters. Couldn’t do all of them because, my goodness, there are a lot.
book stack, featuring Thick as Thieves by Megan Whalen Turner, ToMake Men Free by Heather Cox Richardson, Sensemaking by Christian Madsbjerg, A Secret History of Witches by Louisa Morgan, and The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt It’s so strange how fast time can fly. The past few days have been busy. I went up to visit my father and sister and their
Some people who happen upon this site might already follow me on Tumblr as WritersFriend where I post bookish things. I haven’t been very active lately…for a lot of reasons.