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Friends of the Library Book Sales
Most children develop a love of reading at their local library, and few people can afford to own every book they want to read. Therefore local libraries and local bookstores coexist in an important literary ecosystem. With cities around the country facing huge budget deficits, however, funding for libraries is often one of the first items slashed.
How I accidentally became a Serial Entrepreneur
Becoming an entrepreneur was never my intention. I just remember wanting out. Well-paying, money-making jobs never did it for me, and the jobs I had liked didn't pay enough to stay long-term. The one I currently had when I decided enough was too much was sucking the life out of me every time I walked in the building. There seemed to be no end in sight.
This Ride Called Being a Published Author.
Wanting to be an author I have wanted to write a book since I was seven years old. I used to write short stories and dream about what it would be like to publish them. I am also an avid reader; I love losing myself in a good book. I always wondered if that is something that I could do one day.
Novel Writing In The Age Of Internet
When was the last time you noticed that your attention span had dropped in recent years? Have you ever noticed it? I notice it every day. The sheer abundance of information, series, films, and books have changed something in me over the years.
"A Philosopher Giving a Lecture at the Orrery" | a departure from Bible Fanfiction and a venture into Science Fiction
The word “art” can encompass many things. If you are an academic or a “Renaissance Man/Women” then when you hear the word “art” or “the arts” you may think of the theater, literature, painting and sculpture, classical music etc. For art majors or art history majors it may be a little more in-depth than what subject you are discussing and the beautiful dresses. But I will admit that I do love admiring the dresses also, whether it be in paintings, theater or dance.
Ideas To Combat Writers' Block
Think upside down To think upside down is to look at your problem from a new angle. Changing your perspective can allow you to see clearly and find solutions that were hiding in the shadows of standard perception.
NOTE: This is a story originally posted on Wattpad.com. I own all rights to this story, as I am the author. It is another mundane Monday morning for Ted. He is locked away in a pristine office cubicle. Papers litter his desk, scattered as such to mimick a teen's dirty laundry. The industrial white ceiling and lights glow above him, while the ducts overhead hum softly.
How My Training As A Nurse Made Me A Better Writer
I am a nurse turned freelance writer. But to tell you the truth, I actually believe I've always had the writer in me, long before I ever became a nurse.
“When you are growing up there are two institutional places that affect you most powerfully: the church, which belongs to God, and the public library, which belongs to you. The public library is a great equaliser.” - Keith Richards
The Challenge that broke the machine
You never get a second chance to make a first impression, so the old maxim goes. That is, unless you recently participated in the Little Black Book Challenge.
A Writer's Disease
My name is Dane, I think I’m a cool guy but I think something’s wrong with me. The camouflaged signs and symptoms were present but ignorance ushered me through them. Similar to drugs for a druggy I got high by writing.
How I Am Using the Coronavirus Pandemic to Become a Better Writer
I am blessed. I have been given the ability to see the positives in this negative situation. During this pandemic, my writing has improved because the time I have to write has increased greatly.