"I don’t believe for one moment you can write well what you wouldn’t read for pleasure"
-- Nora Roberts
Nora Roberts is an amazing author. She's sold a bazillion books and is probably the first author who comes to mind when you think of romance.
This Nora Roberts quote applies to me. I read a lot, and always have. I enjoy many genres: mystery, romantic suspense, romance, fantasy, and sci-fi being the most common. I write mysteries with a romantic edge - a natural fit for me. I can see me (way far in the future) branching out into the fantasy and sci-fi realms, but not for a while. I really, really like the genre I'm writing now and just can't see it changing for a very long time!
How about you? Does the genre you write match your favourite reading genre? Or do you like to mix it up a little more?