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Have You Lost Touch With Your Avid Inner Reader?

Writing on Paper

From our earliest moments, most writers are avid readers. We devour books — for story, for craft, for new worlds and new ideas.

I don’t know if we become students of the written word because we love to read or if we read because we were born to love the written word.… Read the post

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Slow: Meandering Reader Ahead

Slow Road Sign

Last week, Fae Rowen discussed her reading habits in Beware: Voracious Reading Ahead. Like her, I remember reading way more than my friends and classmates when I was young, devouring every book that came my way.

I started with the marvelous for Laura Ingalls Wilder and Nancy Drew.… Read the post

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Your Writing Matters: How a Book Saved My Life

Autumn always makes me thankful. Maybe it's because of Thanksgiving. Maybe it's because of a memory of a remote cabin in the middle exploding fall colors. Maybe it's the  reminder that I have more to be thankful for than most. I'm thankful for books.… Read the post

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10 Things I Know About You and Your Books

Writing on Paper

From our earliest moments, most writers are avid readers. We devour books – for story, for Craft, for new worlds and new ideas.

We have To Be Read piles (TBR for short) that are taller than small children. Our favorite authors and characters become our friends.… Read the post

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10 Ways I'd Love My Books To Be Like Flat Stanley

If you're a North American parent with a child in 3rd grade or beyond, it's a pretty sure bet you've heard of Flat Stanley. Just in case you haven't, here's a quick summary:

The Flat Stanley Project

In 1994, Dale Hubert began the Flat Stanley Project in Ontario, Canada.… Read the post

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