Inspired By Photographs…

Creative writing require much imagination to add details to an otherwise one dimensional story. But when faced with writer’s block – Photographs do help…

 

 

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A Twist on Bookstores

I was in Sonoma, California a few days ago and there I stumbled upon a brick and mortar bookstore. Naturally spending a good amount of time thumbing through all the paperback fiction and non on display. I honestly never pass up a bookstore no matter where I am or travel to.

So, of course, I needed to share this bit of find online – about a…well read for yourself.

Bed and a bookshelf to call your own
Run your own Scottish bookstore for a week
Sleepover in a Paris Bookshop
Spend a night at a British Prime Minister, in 1895 William Gladstone’s private library
Paris legendary Shakespeare & Company bookshop hotel opened in 1951, with 13 beds hidden away in the bookshelves. Something worth considering for the diehard bookstore fan

What’s On My Radar This Week

Happy Monday – As promised, I’m aiming to stay in touch at least once a week to see if we are on the same page (haha) or not – perhaps you want to share a fun fact, or an opinion about a book, a movie or travel destination you have recently experienced and recommend. In the meantime, here’s what I’m thinking about:

 

seeing the film this week
Hopefully seeing the blue moon, in blood orange form
Reading This book – just because

Immersed In Observing and Writing

I apologize for neglecting to update to those interested in my whereabouts and ‘whatabouts’. But I have been extremely busy in finishing up my next book, among other writing obligations, which require time-consuming research. I know – not a good excuse, but for now there are not enough hours in the day, or days in the week for me, to effectively be everywhere. I do promise, however, that I will do my best to stay in touch more frequently.

So here’s an interesting topic – at least for me: Seven Books That Might Become Your Next Favorite Movie. 

Maybe it should read: Seven Favorite Books That Might Become The Next Best Movies?

Normally, movies are made from top best sellers or even some unknown book someone found tucked away on a shelf in a small bookstore around the corner. But this article talks about the types of books that could very well be turned into your next favorite movie.  Let me know if you are familiar with any of the mentioned.

 

Lincoln in the Bardo, George Saunders (Random House)

Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine, Gail Honeyman (Pamela Dorman Books)

Priestdaddy, Patricia Lockwood (Riverhead Books)

Killers of the Flower Moon, David Grann (Doubleday)

Genuine Fraud, E. Lockhart (Delacorte Press)

The Deal of a Lifetime, Fredrik Backman (Atria Books)

How to Stop Time, Matt Haig (Viking—forthcoming on February 6, 2018)

Any opinions you might want to share?