Just smelling the pages of a book can be satisfying.
Admit it, you too have flicked a book's pages quickly across your nasal passages to get a whiff of dried ink splodged onto paper. It never ceases to amaze me how much time and dedication an author has put into creating a bestselling novel that everyone wants to read.
Immediately I want to know all their tricks and tips. I stare at the dog-eared book's preface thinking:
- How long did it take you?
- How did you write such a great story?
- What inspired you?