The Tie Between Writers and Readers

Sharon Michalove is the author the Global Security Unlimited series of romantic suspense. You can find out more about her on her webesite coffeeandeclairs.com, or by clicking here, read her last post here, and buy her books here. On the one hand, every writer wants reviews. On the other, every writer dreads reviews. We hope for rapturous acclaim. We fear the one-star, snarky review that proclaims the plot is bad, the ending too predictable, the characters unrelatable, the settings insipid or inaccurate, or all of the above. As a newer author still building a reputation, I am hungry for reviews…

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Sharon Michalove – “Creativity, Thy Name Is …”

Sharon Michalove is the author of romantic suspense and traditional mysteries. You can find out more about her by visiting her website coffeeandeclairs.com or by clicking here, read her last post here, and buy her books here. As a child, I created a world, peopled it with imaginary friends, talked to them, and lived in a space that was filled with books. But as I got older, that imaginative beginning began to fade with realities of high school and preparing for college. I still read as much as ever, but I didn’t insert myself into the world of books the…

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Sharon Michalove on Food, Glorious Food

Sharon is the author of the Global Securities Unlimited Series. You can learn more about her on her website, coffeeandeclairs.com, or by clicking here, read her last post here, and buy her books here. Food is integral to every book I write, whether mystery, romantic suspense, or even much of what I wrote as a practicing historian. From orchestrating medieval feasts to writing culinary cozies, food is everywhere in my work. I don’t remember when I first knew I was a foodie, but it was long before it was a word, or a concept. As a writer who is also…

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Sharon Michalove on Herself, Jane Austen, and Agatha Christie

Sharon Michalove is the author of romantic suspense novel Dead in the Alley. You can find out more about her on her website, coffeeandeclairs.com, and see her books here. This is her first post. I think of writers as readers first. This is the story of a writer’s journey. A long journey, since I’ve been reading on my own since I was four and published my first novel on my seventieth birthday. Maybe my progression will inspire some of you to try your hand at writing too, or at least to look at your own reading in a different way.…

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