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Book Tagging – Your Turn! 11May

May 11, 2015

Book Tag Fun

Book Tag

#1: Read only trilogies or stand-alones?

I read stand alone’s mostly and bizarrely that is what I write too.

#2: Read only female or male authors?

Gender is of no importance when it comes to a great story. World building, great characters and a good plot are my preferences regardless of genre.

#3: Shop at Bookstore or Amazon?

I changed this question slightly – I would rather spend time in a book store, actually connecting with the books physically than ordering a photograph of a book on the computer screen.

#4: All books become movies or t.v. shows?

I sincerely hope not. It is rare for a movie or TV adaptation to really encompass the story and characters of our imaginations.

#5: Read 5 pages per day or 5 books per week?

I would love to have the time to read 5 books a week but with full time work, a household to run, my freelance writing services to cater to and editing not one, but two manuscripts currently, I will have to say 5 pages a day.

#6: Be a professional reviewer or author?

I am a ‘professional author’ already with several books published.

#7: Only read your top 20 favorite books over and over or always read new ones that you haven’t read before?

I actually do both. Old favorites are read when I have no ‘new’ book on my pile, although most of the time there are more new than old waiting for me.

#8: Be a librarian or book seller?

I would love to own a book store with a cafe to one side and quiet spaces on the other for local authors to utilize for writing, research and networking. A reading and writing hub if you like. Wouldn’t that be perfect?

#9: Only read your favorite genre, or every genre except your favorite?

I read multiple genres, it gives me insights into structure, format and plotting methods within each genre. As a multi-genre author, I do not limit my reading.

#10: Only read physical books or eBooks?

Physical books are my passion. Texture, aroma, weight and wear and tear make the reading experience so much more. Backlit electronic devices hurt my eyes and energize my brain, rather than calm it.

ALL DONE! Now I tag these 5 people to do this tag:

MeriAnn Boxall at

Bianca Rowena at

Jackie Phillips at

Kathy Temean at

Eric Price at

and everyone else who would like to join in.

Have fun everyone and don’t forget to leave your thoughts down below. Thanks for reading

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