I think talking about books is an art, if you know what I mean. Anybody can read something and tell the average Joe whether or not they liked the book. It takes real work to discuss the good and bad things, what worked and what didn’t, whether or not they’ll read something else by that author.
I’m not exactly good at writing about books. When it gets hard to write about it, I find myself slipping away and taking the easy way out. I don’t want to be like that. I want to be top notch. The only way to do that is to keep writing, to keep pushing on. I need to give myself the pep talk because I’ve been slipping away from writing here. And I feel ashamed of that. Writing two blogs is hard. One of them always falls off the burner. Now that I’m older (and maybe a little wiser), I can understand why people only have one blog. It’s hard to balance.
I won’t give up though. I will forever practice the art of books and writing. Don’t give up on me yet!