• Deborah Lukovich

Why Do You Read What You Read?

I’ve always been a voracious reader, preferring hard cover books over paperback or digital, and marking them up with my own cryptic code.


During my midlife unraveling, I had a moment where I realized the hundreds of books that I had read over the course of my adult life reflected an unconsciously directed curriculum.

From everything feminist, to entrepreneurship and leadership, to spirituality, to depth psychology, I began to see how these books contributed to the lens through which I process life experiences.


I have to give credit to Fifty Shades of Grey – a book I would not normally have chosen – as responsible for setting me on a path that eventually led to my exploring women’s experience of reconciling sexuality and spirituality.

My first three creative writing pieces: The Fantasy, A Single Moment, and Unleashed, simply flowed out of me as if directed by what can only be described as Spirit or pure creative consciousness.

I had to work hard to finalize these pieces, but I just felt called to share the experiences that they seek to capture.

Wondering . . .

As I try to find more people who will be entertained by or receive some healing from my writing, I WANT TO LEARN MORE ABOUT YOU!

What genres do you like to read?

Have your reading interests changed over the years?

If you enjoy romance or erotic fiction, what makes it a great story for you?

If you enjoy memoir-oriented stories about women’s lives, what makes those most interesting?

What is your guilty pleasure?

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