Linore Rose Burkard
I grew up in a home where books and magazines were just as much a part of a room as the furniture. I read anything and everything, but a few special writers did stand out. Of course there was Laura Ingalls Wilder, Louisa May Alcott, and L.M.Montgomery. Then, I fell in love with Pearl S. Buck and just marveled at her style. I knew I could never capture such wonderful sensory information the way she did, without a single, unnecessary word. She also took me to exotic places like India and China, in exquisite detail, so I could almost taste the food she described. I was sure that authors like her more...