100 Writerly and Bookish Tweeters You Should Follow

Twitter is a wonderful tool for research and building relationships. And there are so many great writers, editors, agents, and book bloggers out there. Here is my list of 100 tweeters that you need to check out. They are in no particular order. I numbered the list to keep it organized. Happy tweeting! 1. Alan Orloff 2. Ally Shields 3. Annie Acorn 4. Art Taylor 5. Barb Goffman 6. Bill Crider 7. Bits About Books 8. BOLO Books 9. Book Blogger April 10. Book Bloggers Intn. 11. Book Celebration 12. Book Reviews Geek 13. Book Swag 14. Books and Spoons 15. Carole Colber

Audiobook Narrators Live!

Insights for Readers and Writers . . . A panel of five men and a room full of romance fans – that’s how it started. I attended a men-of-romance-type session at a book festival on a lark. I listen to audiobooks while driving, cooking, and cleaning, so my interest is genuine, although I have yet to read or listen to a straight-up genre “romance.” Part of me was oppositional, too, because on my drive to the festival, I began listening to a CD of a great mystery series, knowing that it was not narrated by the usual actor, and boom! The whole story had changed for me. The ambiance, the main character’s personality, and even the landscape descriptions differed from that which I held in my mind fro

I Hated That Book!

It happens. Someone in your book group hated the assigned book and doesn't think it's even worthy of discussion. So the talk turns to soccer games and inexplicable spouses, teens, bosses, computers, etc. But is liking the book even important? Mickey Pearlman says “no.” She offers this sage advice in What to Read: The Essential Guide for Reading Group Members and Other Book Lovers: Ban at the outset any discussion that focuses on, “Did you like the book?” This is not a popularity contest, and any worthwhile piece of fiction, no matter how beloved or detested, teaches the reader something. The real issue is the choice of what to read. Years ago I was in a group and read two books written by a

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