And, the reverse–which actors have been particularly badly cast in roles of characters you first met in the pages of a book? Do you blame the actors or the writers and other film-people for the failure? Who would you have cast instead? I don't watch enough movies to feel competent in answering these questions, so... Continue Reading →
And while we’re thinking about books converted to tv/movies. Do you ever sit and wonder who could be cast as your favorite characters? (Please feel free to give examples!) I never sit and wonder about it. I rarely watch movies and am way out of date on actors and actresses. Maybe, as I get deeper... Continue Reading →
Choosing June 6, 2013 What makes you choose the books you read? Genre? Reviews? Certain authors? Covers? Recommendations? I'm an eclectic person and tend to read any Genre except Romance, I got burned out on them a long time ago. 🙂 My favorite Genre's are Fantasy, Mystery, Suspense, Horror, Historical Fiction, and Baby Boomer's, but... Continue Reading →
Ideal I want you to think about your ideal reading experience. Think about the location. (Your bed? Favorite chair? The beach? Indoors or outdoors?). Think about the sounds. (Is there music playing? Happy children playing in the background? Utter silence?) Is there a snack or beverage nearby? Are you alone or with friends/family (presumably being... Continue Reading →
Childhood Vs Adult May 23, 2013 Have your reading habits changed since you were a child? (I mean, I’m assuming you have less time to read now, but …) Did you devour and absorb books when you were 10 and only just lightly read them now? Did you re-read frequently as a child but now... Continue Reading →
What book(s) do you find yourself going back to? Beloved children’s classics? Favorites from college? Something that touched you and just makes you long to visit? (Because, doesn’t everybody have at least one book they would like to curl up with, even if they don’t make a habit of rereading books? Even if they maybe... Continue Reading →
My brother-in-law turns 50 this weekend. So, in his honor, please pick up your nearest book or whatever book you’re currently reading, and turn to page 50 and then share the first 50 words with the rest of us. (Do feel free to round this off, to stop and start with complete sentences, though.) mothers... Continue Reading →
What’s your favorite hobby OTHER THAN reading? Gardening would be my other hobby. I think of my writing as work, rather than a hobby. Read more 'Booking through Thursday's' at: https://mauldinfamily1.wordpress.com/category/booking-through-thursday/ Visit: http://btt2.wordpress.com/2013/05/ to view more 'Booking through Thursday's' as they are added throughout the day.
1. Do you read books about sports? Books - seldom. An occasional article - yes. 2. How about AT sporting events? (Kid’s soccer practice?) - Seldom, I'm too busy watching the game! 🙂 Read other 'Booking through Thursday's' at: https://mauldinfamily1.wordpress.com/category/booking-through-thursday/ Visit: http://btt2.wordpress.com/2013/04/25/sporting/ to view more 'Booking Through Thursday's' as they are added.