My Top Ten Favorite Reads of 2019

by Kim Patton • December 16, 2019

Why do I read? My primary reason for reading is to become a better writer. The hard part about that is the more that I read, the more I feel that my own writing is inadequate. There are simply thousands of brilliant wordsmiths out there and I am just little old me. But that means […]


Shawna and Lizz

by Kim Patton • July 26, 2019

“Shawna and Lizz host a reading podcast called, “Getting Bookish” and they are delightful! They had me on Episode 17 and we talked for 20ish minutes about my first book as well as the writing process in general. Website:“

Books Like Gold: National Library Week 2019

by Kim Patton • April 9, 2019

Last week at the adult Spanish class I teach at Lake Sumter in Leesburg, we huddled around in plastic chairs and I cracked open a children’s book. Los Tres Osos. I prefaced our reading time with a disclaimer that I do NOT think they are children, but as beginners, the simple words and phrases of a […]