Top 5 Wednesday: Favorite Character Tropes

Okay, technically it's Thursday (I've been traveling, so I'm running late this week, sorry)! But I still wanted to share in the fun of comparing favorite character tropes. Bickering Romance My favorite character trope dates back to at least 1599, exemplified by Beatrice and Benedick in Shakespeare’s brilliant comedy Much Ado About Nothing. These couples … Continue reading Top 5 Wednesday: Favorite Character Tropes

Top 5 Wednesday – Things on my bookshelf that aren’t books

This week's Top 5 Wednesday topic made me realize I really need to dust my bookshelves. Here are a few non-literary items I discovered between sneezes: Speakers and a Beep What happens when two bibliophiles move in together? Shelf space becomes prime real estate. I sacrificed my CD collection (yeah, I still had a CD player; … Continue reading Top 5 Wednesday – Things on my bookshelf that aren’t books

Top 5 Wednesday – Characters You Wish You Could Drown

What better topic for me to jump into Goodreads' Top 5 Wednesdays? I've always been a vindictive reader, taking my character loyalties and vendettas very seriously (if you're read my novel Blue Karma, you might conclude that I'm a rather vindictive author as well; not shy about doling out punishments)! It was hard to select five, but … Continue reading Top 5 Wednesday – Characters You Wish You Could Drown