As I was gathering books to return to the library, I noticed that an inordinate amount of them had to do with writing: Reading Like a Writer, Revision And Self-Editing, The Emotion Thesaurus, Plot and Structure, Write Great Fiction: Description & Setting, with a sprinkle of pleasure reading thrown in for fun: Glimpse, Daughter of Smoke & Bone, and of course the mandatory spiritual encouragement: Jesus Calling, Women of the Bible and the Bible. After I had gathered my books and stolen a few precious moments to read just one (or two) more pages in Glimpse, I began to wonder, What's on your nightstand?
Is your nightstand filled high with books that will help you be a better writer, gardener or poker player? Or is it your sanctuary from the trials of everyday life bearing only the requisite lamp and alarm clock? I've discovered some of my best books through suggestions from friends and would love to know, What's on Your Nightstand? Who knows? What you are reading now, may just become my new favorite book for 2013.