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The Hidden Benefits of Reading

November 30th, 2020 | Articles

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We’ve all been told about the importance of reading, but many of us feel like we barely have time to sit for a full meal, much less to pull out a book. As obligations increase and time does not, reading becomes the least of our priorities. So, how important is reading? And what types of books are the best?

Five Ways to Fight NaNoWriMo Burnout

November 19th, 2020 | Articles

By now, as we come close to the middle of November, you’ve probably heard of a little something called NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month). In fact, you may have even joined the frenzy yourself!

For those who don’t know, NaNoWriMo is both a community and an event. Once a year, this group of writers gets (virtually) together and attempts to maintain a writing streak of 1,667 words a day for the entire month….

Authors, Now is Your Time To Act!

Mar 25, 2020 | Articles

With all the uncertainty and general scariness of the world around us right now, specifically in regards to Covid-19, many writers have been asking themselves a question they never thought they’d contemplate. Should I even be writing anymore? The answer is absolutely yes.

Yes, we are in a period of social isolation right now. The economy feels like it’s on a roller coaster. Some people have lost their jobs or have had their hours drastically reduced. A lot of people are cooped up in their homes. They’re trying to find ways to cut back. We see reports of bookstores suffering. The natural question is will people be buying books? For the surprising answer to that question, let’s look back over a decade…