Jane/Sadie/Susannah here, gearing up for a weekend filled with family, friends, and memories and wishing the same for all of you …
All the talk this week about desks and what we read outside the cozy genre makes me want to combine the subjects. I have a big ole pile of books, which is currently parked on top of my roll-top desk, where I do my day job as well as much of my writing work. Now, this is not my only pile of books (puh-leeze), but it’s the one I look up at most days. Here’s a sample of what’s up there:
The Emotional Craft of Fiction, Donald Maass
The India Fan, Victoria Holt
Caroline: Oxbow’s American Bonaparte, Ethel Comins
Hope Blooms, Jamie Pope
The Rain Sparrow, Linda Goodnight
Writing Screenplays that Sell, Michael Hauge
Our Fans’ Favorites, The Stratton Mountain Boys (this is a CD of traditional German music that we play during our Oktoberfest meals–not sure why it’s there!)
Murder in Chelsea, Victoria Thompson
Pregnesia, by Carla Cassidy
Crazy times, I know. I’ve also included in the picture a couple of other fun things, including my work mascot, Beans the bulldog, a snow globe from my hometown, and an official bottle of Vitameatavegamin from the Lucy and Desi museum.
What’s the craziest thing on your desk?