I recently realized that, after all these (could it really be six?) years, I've never done much in the way of describing books when I write about them. I just jump into my reviews and remarks and either assume that anyone who reads this is already familiar with the titles or likes surprises as much as I do. But am I merely blind to how off-putting this might be? I'm not averse to changing my style up a little if any readers feel my posts could benefit from more background. Just something I'm pondering, and I'd definitely appreciate feedback on the matter if you're inclined to offer.
Happy St. Patrick's Day (have a Guinness for me), and though it's a few days early, I don't see any harm in wishing you a Happy Spring. I think that we in this part of the country deserve it after the biblical soaking we just got.
Written material copyright 2010 Dawn A. Emerman