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The Best Books for Writers (and Aspiring Writers)

Saturday afternoon, I drove downtown to the Dallas Farmers Market to check out the vendors, shops and restaurants. The Shed (open air pavilion) is open Friday – Sunday, and The Market (enclosed) is open 7 days a week with multiple restaurants, specialty shops, food vendors and seating areas. In the car, I glanced over at my daughter, Sophia, who was sitting in the passenger seat with a book in her lap. Before we left, she asked to read her book on the way downtown. She was reading the 4th book of the Percy Jackson series and couldn’t wait to find out what happened next.  Unlike me, she can read in the car without getting motion sick. Although Sophia is only 10 1/2 years old, she is just a few inches shorter than my 5′ 3″ frame and constantly borrows clothes from my closet without asking. Besides wearing the same size in shirts and shorts, my daughter and I also…