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Booking Through Thursday


Do you read any author’s blogs? If so, are you looking for information on their next project? On the author personally? Something else?

I read several author blogs, and for several reasons. I read Elizabeth Chadwick’s blog, Living the History, because she always shares her research with her readers (Roger Bigod’s hats, for example, was one such topic). I just wish she updated it a bit more often! (but maybe that's a good thing?)

I also read Deanna Raybourn’s blog, Blog a Go-Go. Fun name, isn’t it? I read her blog because she talks about a variety of things, not just writing. And it turns out that she and I have a few interests in common, so I find that I’m always commenting on her blog. I find that I read author blogs not just to find out what’s going on with their next book, but more often because I have an affinity with the author.

Comments

Meghan said…
I just went and subscribed to both, LOL! I just started Silent in the Grave, so I'm now prepared to learn more about Deanna Raybourn, and I just love the way she starts blog entries with "In which". Between this and the book, I am now pleased beyond belief that I went and bought Silent in the Sanctuary and have Silent on the Moor as an ARC. Woohoo!

I didn't realize Elizabeth Chadwick had a blog, or I'd have added her ages ago. Thanks!

- Meghan @ Medieval Bookworm
Marg said…
I read both of these, and also Sharon Penmans blog as well.

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