What books have inspired you? As an author and avid reader, I love books. I’m a diversified reader. Depending on my mood, the inspiration, or the season of life I’m in, I will pick a book that grabs my attention. Sometimes it’s the book’s cover that rivets me to take a look inside, other times, it’s the title. Or whatever grabs my interest. But there is one thing I do before I just go out and buy a book and start to read it. That is, I check out the book’s summary and then the author’s bio.
As a writer, I’m inspired by kindred spirits. If I find a book that appeals to my senses, I want to know who that author is. Are they writing fiction, inspiration, or a memoir?
A Writer’s Take on Books
What kind of books do you gravitate towards? Do you like crime fiction, autobiographies, or self-help books? Whatever you enjoy reading is probably what you enjoy writing about. But that’s not really a true statement at all. And it shouldn’t be only what you favor to read is what you write. Actually the opposite is intriguing. Continue reading