I’ve read a few books recently. Trends in reading and trends in writing run parallel. What you’re buying and reading, drives what we’re writing.
One book I read was written by one of my favorite authors and it was awful. I was heartbroken. It was convoluted and confusing. I felt nothing at all for the characters. I usually devour her books. This one took me 5 days to finish.
I’m struggling in my reading. I’m struggling to understand the popular books. I’m struggling to understand the appeal of some. I’m struggling to find something that knocks me on my butt with awesomeness.
I read the reviews. I read the good and the bad. I read the comments in Facebook groups. And still…