Fun Friday Photo: The Joy of Reading

cartoon by artist guada on the magic of reading

Thanks to fellow author Jane Risdon for this fun Friday photo on the joy of reading. I unapologetically borrowed this after seeing it on her Facebook page. And thanks and kudos to the artist, Guada. If this doesn't sum up the power of a book to transport us from everyday doldrums to somewhere fantastical, historical, … Continue reading Fun Friday Photo: The Joy of Reading

Fun Photo Friday: Mist on the Lake

mist on the water of a new hampshire lake

I woke up recently to this pastoral scene of mist on the lake where I am so lucky to live. Scroll down to watch the video version. Enlarge it to full-screen for the best effect. It's incredibly beautiful and eerie when the air turns colder than our New Hampshire (USA) lake at the end of … Continue reading Fun Photo Friday: Mist on the Lake

Fun Photo Friday: Scorpion Petting

meme authors reviews funny

Today's Fun Photo Friday features an image hysterical to most authors I know. Hopefully others will enjoy it too! Scorpion petting. Who came up with that? But it's so spot on. It's hard to quantify how important reader reviews are to authors in this Internet day and age. In fact, some book-focused newsletters and websites … Continue reading Fun Photo Friday: Scorpion Petting

Fun Photo Friday: Penguin Slide

We call this one the Penguin Slide... I'm not the kind of person who laughs at others' misfortunes -- including penguins -- but I admit this video made me laugh. As a lifetime resident of New England, where we're super embarrassed if we slip and fall on the ice, it's nice to know that even … Continue reading Fun Photo Friday: Penguin Slide