Back in 2005 I read the book On Writing by Stephen King. In it he suggest that any serious literary person should read at least 100 books per year. So taking that advice I decided to make an effort and began writing down every book I read.
I soon learned to reach 100 books you really have to be looking for new things to read constantly (now that I am 6 years into this it is a lot easier to do than it seemed then in the beginning). Anyways I began scanning book blogs looking for titles and subjects I liked.
At some point I found Tess Gerritsen's blog and read the following post: