Paw Prints — books

Keeping track of the books I've read...

Posted by Amanda Fleet on

I read quite a lot. Not as much as many people, but in an average year, I read between 50 and 60 books, and it's becoming increasingly necessary to keep track of what I've read. Yes, I know. There are apps that can do that, but I'm not much of an app person.

I'm sure some whippersnappers reading this will be convinced of their memory's power and think that they would never forget what they've read. Hm. I was like that once. And then I got old, and 50 books a year quickly became 1000 books over a couple of decades. My memory is dulling at precisely the time it's also getting full!

What I'm currently using is a notebook to record my reading. (Anyone surprised? No. Thought not.)

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My writing notebooks (part 1)

Posted by Amanda Fleet on

I've been writing seriously for well over a decade now, so I have a lot of notebooks that I've used for novel-writing. To cover all of them in one blog-post would leave you all wanting less (a lot less!) so I'll break it up into a couple of posts... Today's post is on the kinds of books I use for capturing ideas.

 

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Hi... I'm Amanda

Posted by Amanda Fleet on

You may have spotted a new name on the blog a couple of weeks ago, on the post about handwritten letters... me! Stuart thought I should introduce myself properly to you all, so let me tell you who I am, how I know Stuart and what I do with my life. I'm Amanda Fleet.

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