#WritersRecommend: Susanna Calkins

  Recommended Reading Every year I re-read certain books, all stories I first encountered and adored as a kid, and which have probably all influenced my writing in certain ways. Like many people, I fell in love with Elizabeth and Mr. Darcy in Pride and Prejudice early on, and there’s... Read More

#WritersRecommend: Elizabeth Cole

  Recommended Reading “Hey, we gotta get OFF this planet.” If that sentiment feels very #2020 to you, then you’re not alone. Though I write romance professionally, I love me some science fiction, and I absolutely adored the The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy series (by Douglas Adams) when I was young.... Read More

#WritersRecommend: Hallie Ephron

  Recommended Reading I shiver, remembering the opening line of the first of Julia Spencer-Fleming’s Clare Fergusson/Russ Van Alstyne’s mysteries (In the Bleak Midwinter): “It was a helluva night to throw away a baby.”  Bone-chilling cold and the lakes and forests of the Adirondacks are the backdrop. The story was a... Read More

#WritersRecommend: Jeanette Hurt

  Recommended Reading Though I write mostly beverage and food-related cookbooks and culinary nonfiction, in my heart of hearts, I’m a Star Wars nerd.  I’ve loved sci-fi and fantasy ever since I was a little girl, tearing through The Wizard of Oz series (and yes, it’s a series, not just... Read More