Before I get into what I read, I want to mention that starting this month I will be changing my blog schedule around a bit. This is mostly due to working hard on my current writing project and not having the time to do that and continue the blogging schedule I had planned.
So instead of posts on Friday, I will be posting on Tuesday. I’m also limiting myself to two planned post a month. That means they could be a post about my latest story project or my current handmade craft. Thanks for understanding, I love you guys!
Now, back to our regularly scheduled post…
Sadly, I didn’t get much reading done in February because I’ve been working hard to finish that book project I mentioned above. What I did read didn’t impress me much. Below I have two books that I did like, for the most part, and would recommend. Ones a non-fiction book for writers that I re-read and the other is a paranormal romance.
Stages of a Fiction Writer: Know Where you Stand on the Path to Writing by Dean Wesley Smith
Book Description: With more than a hundred published novels and more than seventeen million copies of his books in print, USA Today bestselling author Dean Wesley Smith knows how to write fiction. And he has traversed every stage of writing along the way.
In this WMG Writer’s Guide, Dean takes you step-by-step through the stages most fiction writers go through and how not to lose hope along the way.
Want to enjoy your writing more and let your storytelling evolve in its own time? Then learn from Dean’s experience and discover what to expect at each stage of a fiction writer’s career.
My Thoughts on Stages of a Fiction Writer: I definitely loved seeing the different stages of an fiction writers path laid out in this book. If read with an honest and open mind, it can give flagging writers a lot of hope for the future and even a few pointers in the direction that best suits them.
Dark Prince: Author’s Cut (Book 1 of The ‘Dark’ Carpathian Series) by Christine Feehan
Book Description: Dark Prince returns in a new, author’s cut special edition. #1 New York Times bestseller Feehan revisits her classic tale of paranormal romance—the breathtaking story of a beautiful hunter with extraordinary telepathic abilities captivated by the powerful allure of a tormented prince of the mysterious Carpathians—expanding the beloved story by 100 never before seen pages! Here is your golden opportunity to experience the first book in Christine Feehan’s remarkable Dark saga as you never have before, whether it’s a glorious re-entrance into this writer’s mystical, unforgettable world…or your very first visit!
My Thoughts on Dark Prince: Okay, there were points in the book that I really, really liked and other parts were I wanted to slap the vampire upside the head and stake his ass. And I don’t mean that in any BDSM fetish way. I really wanted to kill him sometimes for being stupid. But overall, I liked this paranormal romance.
It also gave me ideas for my own book. And I don’t mean story ideas, but more “ways to republish old stories” ideas.
Happy reading to ya’ll!