Author Archives: Sara Thorn

Stepping into a book

Do you ever wish you could spend time inside your favorite books? Step into that other world for real, and meet all your favorite characters? I’ve recently come to the conclusion that no, I wouldn’t. The books I love to … Continue reading

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Bookworms–from insects to readers

The other day, I had fun making the Bookworms picture on the left, and I got to thinking about the origin of the word bookworm. I’ve always been fascinated with how languages evolve, words changing meaning and spreading, and it … Continue reading

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Possession at 1/4 mark

I started writing the first draft of Possession last Monday and so far, I’m having a blast. 🙂 The desert city has fallen, much to the dismay of Idh, my Guard Captain hero who’s tasked with keeping order. Worse, he … Continue reading

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Gorgeous characters

It struck me the other day just how many characters in books are gorgeous and I got to wondering why that is. Beauty is very rarely a key ingredient in the plot, after all, and the characters could often go … Continue reading

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6 ways to find the book you’re craving

Sometimes I get a craving for a specific kind of book, but don’t have anything on hand. For example, I want to read a meaty Christmas romance that’s not too sweet. Or an angsty fantasy novel set in the renaissance. … Continue reading

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Jet-lagged but happy

I’m home again, and as usual exhausted from the jet-lag and lack of sleep. What do you do to feel human again after a grueling week? Me, I love to snuggle up with my husband and watch a good movie … Continue reading

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Recognizing Boston–gaming fun

I’m off traveling the US again (for business), and am having fun walking around Boston and recognizing places. From where, you might ask? Well, for one thing, I recently watched Boston Legal, and for another, I’ve started playing The Last … Continue reading

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Likable characters don’t need to be nice

I recently watched the hilarious movie Thank you for smoking, the 2005 satirical film about a tobacco industry lobbyist, and I got to thinking about the common writer advice to create likable characters. ‘Likable’ is, I think, kind of a … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year everyone! Here’s a greeting from your favorite bookworms. 🙂

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Looking back at 2014: Tough choices, new direction

Another year has gone by–would it be too cliché to say it seems time flies? Looking back on this year, I think it’s safe to say that day-job-wise, it’s been the most stressful year of my life and I finally … Continue reading

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