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Comments for Weekly Geeks 2010-8: What Is It About That Author
I ask my followers on my blog E.H. On Books N' More a few weeks ago to tell me about why they love the authors that they do.
There is no "THAT" Author for me:
Until last month I had never been to an author event. One that I would have loved to go to though, was the launch party for Calamity Jack. So I guess the three Hales: Shannon, Dean and illustrator Nathan (of no relation) would together count. I have a complete and total literary crush on Jack. But of those three, the one I follow most closely is the illustrator. I love his blog.
But blackmailing people to read a book? No. I would never do it. I hate being on the receiving end of that sort of behavior. I get it all the time with Harry Potter, the Twilight Books and Jane Austen. Please book friends and family just accept that I am not interested in those books or authors. I am not going to love them as passionately as you do.
That's not to say I don't have favorite authors. I've talked about them before on this blog: