For a while there, after The Great Gatsby and before Headhunters, I wasn’t feeling particularly motivated to finish my 2012 Reading Challenge. Ten more books in five months seemed like … well … it seemed like a lot of books. But suddenly, here we are in September with only eight more books to go … and that doesn’t seem like nearly enough.
I want more words!
I’ve gotten so many fabulous-sounding suggestions from readers that I’m already thinking ahead to my next novel, even though I’m currently in the middle of – and really enjoying – The Paris Wife.
Today’s word is alacrity: cheerful readiness or promptitude
In other words,
I’m not scared of Gatsby anymore. These days, I look to my virtual bookshelf with alacrity.