My first recommendation is: make these pancakes!
I bought some fresh strawberries, cut them up into a container, added sugar, put on the lid and shook them suckers up so the juice came out and mixed with the sugar. I made pancakes (used pancake mix). Took out one pancake, spread it with Nutella, put another pancake on top and ladled the strawberries and juice over the top. OH! Ought to be a LAW!
Okay. Whether you love genre Romance or not, go to Parlez Moi Blog and read her post about mandatory HEA (happily ever after). Read the caption under the bodice-ripper picture and the title on the book cover at the end of the post.
Katie Salidas has a MOST useful post on book trailers–why you might need one, how you would use one, where you would put one, how to know how much you want to pay for one. Katie writes great posts on writing and being a writer. Not just for paranormal writers, but that’s her genre.
If you’re a writer and you have books on Amazon, look into telling Brianna McKenzie at the Cozy Corner Reading Room. She’ll post a link directly to your Amazon buy page. Free. For nothing. No charge.
And, speaking of Amazon and recommendations, I got an email yesterday from my bes’ gurlfren, Jane, saying this:
I was perusing the latest recommends at my Amazon.com acct, when I saw
Jean Auel’s latest novel, BECAUSE i had bought Lonnie and me and the Hound of
To which I can only say:
WRITING PROMPT: What book would you recommend your hero or heroine read? OR write a paragraph in which someone recommends a book to someone else. Do they know each other? Is it meant as an insult? Is it meant well but TAKEN as an insult?