August 30, 2011

Treating Your Quiet Reading Time As Sacred

Reading, that rare moment where your mind gets to focus in on itself rather than some mundane task. Reading is a chance to let yourself fly, seek wisdom, answer questions, or go off on a really good quest. More than anything it is a chance to let yourself be free.

These little moments should be treated with the utmost priority. Find a nice soothing place, preferably quiet so you don-t get interrupted and enter a whole new world. Of course we know fully well there are other benefits to reading than just entering some fictitious world.

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August 28, 2011

How To Find A Creative Writing Class Or Coach

If you are interested in creative writing as a hobby or even as a possible career field, you may wonder if taking a creative writing class can help hone your skills. Your writing may sound great to you, but if you never let anyone else read it you won’t have any idea what your skill level is. This is why taking a creative writing class or getting a coach is a great idea. You will be able to get critiques on your work and learn how to get better.

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August 15, 2011

Ways to Get Your Kids Back to Reading

Whether you-ve had cable for years or you-ve just gotten satellite from you may notice that both you and your children are spending less time reading and more time in front of the TV. While there-s nothing inherently wrong with TV watching, here are a few ways to encourage your kids back to the books
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