1. When you read a fiction book, an almost fluff book, are you surprised when a sentence or idea just grabs you as a truth?
2. Which would be the bigger and/or better challenge: Reading every book that James Patterson has written OR Stephen King? Would it be better to read each book or to skip the ones already read?
Somewhat related: What do you think it is like to be the only child of Stephen King without a Wikipedia mention?
3. Where does reading take you?
4. What do you do when you are having trouble reading?
5 Read anything worth reading lately? (The Other Typist was…interesting.Slow read, but interesting. NOS4A2 is a chunkster but a fast read. The other book by the Between Shades of Grey author was good but, there was some missing authenticity.
Speaking of reading, (and writing) My girlchild (17) won a $600 prize for her short story writing from a group of men who meet in Evanston to talk about short stories. This group has been around for 22 years and they focus on short stories, which fascinates me because I am not a short story person. And it is men–something else I find of interest. Anyhow I really am trying to coax her into writing at thank you note which she thinks is troubling and weird, but I think is smart in addition to being good manners.