I have a guest post this morning over at Bookworm Blues where I talk about how taglines are but the smallest part of a story:
Recently, I saw a tweet in which an individual professed s/he would never read a novel that used the word “mankind” in the blurb. Since the tagline of my Los Nefilim series has the word “mankind” in it (not once, but twice, mind you), the comment sort of drew me up short. I knew the tweeter, and the prejudice made me kind of sad, because I thought the individual might have enjoyed Diago and Miquel’s story.
This is a minor update of what I've been up to for the last few days:
- a very brief snippet from my current WIP, The Second Death
- early thoughts on Zachary Jernigan's most excellent Shower of Stones
- Goodreads' reviewer, Molly, wrote a bang-up review of Miserere: An Autumn Tale and filled it with pictures and text from the novel. The whole thing just made my day.
I've got some other bits and pieces of me strewn about on the Interwebs, and I'll be talking about those things in the coming weeks.
Meanwhile, I hope you will read with an open mind and an open heart. Let there be no limits on your curiosity. Just read and talk about the books you love.