Thank you Chris & The Story Reading Ape for bringing Ms. Reade to my attention. I MUST READ her novels.
Allow Me to introduce myself, my name is Amy M. Reade. I am a cook, chauffeur, household CEO, doctor, laundress, maid, psychiatrist, warden, seer, teacher, and pet whisperer. In other words, I am a wife and mother. And former practicing attorney.
But I also write (how could I not be a writer, with a last name like that?). And I read (ditto). And those are the things I’m here to tell you about.
All writers must first be readers. And they must be passionate about reading. That doesn’t mean they have to read during every spare minute, or be able to finish War and Peace in two days, or be able to find clarity in everything William Faulkner ever wrote. It doesn’t mean that they have to love the classics, or that they have to read books in every genre. Those things are helpful, of course, but one can…
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