For me it was Dr. Seuss and once the magical key to sounding out words began, there was no turning back. What I and millions of other kids particularly loved about Seuss was that the stories were nonsense, fantastic and just plain silly. I didn't know I was learning something. I just wanted to laugh… Continue reading Happy World Book Day! What book first taught you how to read?
I’m happy to welcome The Wild Rose Press author Charlotte O’Shay to the Power of 10 series. Today, Charlotte shares ten of her favorite books and her new release, A Model Engagement. Here’s Charlotte! Thank you for the chance to appear on your blog Joanne. I enjoy following you. Writers write but more than that, […]… Continue reading Some of my #favoritebooks of all time ~ Share yours ~ PS They’re not all #romance
Like many genre writers I find it difficult to write when I'm also reading in genre. Occasionally, while writing, I'll read a romance in another genre and sometimes, after the writing is done I'll treat myself to a book within my own contemporary genre but most times I read non-fiction. And there is so much… Continue reading What I’m reading when I’m not writing
Welcome to the Wild Rose Summer Treat Blog Hop ~ New York City edition. There's nothing quite like summer in New York City. It ain't the heat, it's the sweat and the stink. Wait, did I say that? Surviving summer in New York City takes stamina. And a bit of imagination. In New York we… Continue reading A Baker’s Dozen of Surefire Ways to Beat the NYC Heat #win a KindleFire
We went to the Shakespeare in the Park production of the Taming of the Shrew at the Delacorte Theatre the other night. The all female cast which included both Janet McTeer (currently jerking tears in film as Will's mum in Me Before You) and Cush Jumbo, was superlative. And yet. I won't jump on the… Continue reading Beyonce rules. The Bard drools.