2018 was a turning point for Writing in the Fast Lane. Though we’ve been in business for five years come March, it was this most recent year in which we laid a stronger foundation to build this business. Here’s what I’ve learned this year and what I look forward to bringing with me into the…… Continue reading Our Year in Review 2018
What is a book? For me, books are friends, family, and the possibilities of what if. They are adventures and affairs of the heart. They teach us. They offer reflection into ourselves…what would I do if? Thoughts are formed. Questions queried. Decisions of what we do with the information is up to us. But, most…… Continue reading Crack open a good book and find a new favorite on our Book Review List 2018
With Halloween behind us, Thanksgiving just ahead for the U.S., and the season of giving imminent, things can get a little hectic. So, this week is the last Book Review Week of 2018. We hope you’ve enjoyed what you’ve read so far, and perhaps picked up a new favorite along the way. We’ve tried to…… Continue reading The Story So Far…
“Whatever the value to society of the advances in forensic science and, in particular, forensic medicine, it has provided me with a life of infinite variety of human interest.” ~ Sir Sydney Smith, Mostly Murder from Chapter One of Cause of Death – The Story of Forensic Science by Frank Smyth. From the earliest pages…… Continue reading Cause of Death – The Story of Forensic Science by Frank Smyth (Book Review)
When six year old Claire Anne Abshire meets adult Henry DeTamble, little does she know that this is the man she would marry. But Henry has a problem that, despite being the reason he met his wife, begins to crash her hopes and dreams. Will their love stand the test of Henry’s time? The Time…… Continue reading The Time Traveler’s Wife by Audrey Niffenegger (Guest Review)
I’ve been hyper-aware of cautionary tales of late. Some are set in our modern day world and in the future often begetting, lamenting, or proselytizing the coming age – AI, machine learning, driverless cars, 3-D printers, and so on. But, what if there was a book, written in the darkest history of the last few…… Continue reading War with the Newts by Karel Capek (Book Review)
Summer is well under way here in Vermont, and school’s out. But, I was the word nerd in school, who at the end of each school year, received my Summer Reading List with glee, not gloom. Annually, I challenged myself – how many books from this list could I read before school started again? Some…… Continue reading What’s on Your Reading List?