10 Books That Will Always Stay With You?

- by Laura Resnick

A good game for readers! Here are 10 (well, okay, a few more than 10) books that have long stayed with me (in a good way). 1. THE LOST PAINTING: THE QUEST FOR A CARAVAGGIO MASTERPIECE by Jonathan Harr. (Nonfiction.) I read this book last winter. After a week, I was still thinking about it, […]

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Perseverance

- by Laura Resnick

My new urban fantasy novel, Doppelgangster, is a good example of why I always say that perseverance is the single most important quality a professional writer needs. It took me over a decade to get this novel into print. (I was, meanwhile, selling and writing other books.) I first wrote the proposal for this fantasy […]

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The Book Idea

- by Laura Resnick

In the “where do you get your ideas?” department, my new novel, Doppelgangster, is an example of how bits and pieces come together in a writer’s warped mind the way paperclips of all shapes and sizes suddenly cling to the same magnet when it’s passed through a random assortment of them. A friend said to […]

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Resolutions

- by Laura Resnick

Lo, Christmas is past, and the New Year is approaching! Which means it’s time for… New Year’s Resolutions!   1. Resolved: I will eat right. My personal chocolate consumption  in 2009 was substantial enough to help efforts to rebuild the worldwide economy.  This coming year, I vow that the economy will have to find someone […]

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