While it is fun when a book sucks you into the story in the first page, I don’t ever define my opinion based on such criteria. I realize that sometimes it isn’t until the second half of the book that I fall in love with a story.
Liz Ellyn – 15 February 2016 Continue reading
Newspapers go digital, invest in blogs, and other ways to attract and keep readers. People will always read; it’s the process they use and their tastes (sometimes) that changes.
Susan Berry – 4 February 2016 Continue reading
It is seductive to a writer to pump the story out and have it received by the public. But it is extremely important to take the extra time to set the book aside and come back later to re-assess the manuscript before publication.
Diamante Lavendar- 25 January 2016 Continue reading
Reading doesn’t just provide the reader information, but the stories take the reader on a journey. I don’t think it’s a dying pastime, but the formats of reading (from paperback to digital) may change.
Amy Shannon – 11 January 2015 Continue reading
I used to work in my girls’ school when they were in public school and most kids didn’t even read, parents didn’t make them read and some kids were in 5th grade and didn’t even know how to read!
Charity Martinez – 4 January 2016 Continue reading
It’s very rare however that I’ll finish a book nowadays with bad grammar. Life is too short to put up with books like that.
Anastacia Zittel – 23 December 2015 Continue reading
es, there are some bad books out there, but there are also many, many more great self-published novels. I think authors have more power thanks to the web and so do us readers.
Kimberly – 22 December 2015 Continue reading
I think people are reading more than ever, just differently – on phones, listening to audiobooks and podcasts. Reading takes us out of our world, relieves stress, gives advice, lets us imagine ourselves in situations and think about how we’d handle them. Reading is a form of listening to storytelling, and storytelling is how we transmit knowledge.
Marian Thorpe – 15 December 2015 Continue reading
Each book fundamentally changes a part of who you are. It’s important that those of us who have a passion for it try to ignite that passion in others.
Allie Sumner – 25 November 2015 Continue reading
Someone once told me, “You could be the ripest, sweetest peach in the world, and there will be still someone who doesn’t like peaches.”
Night Kreature – 10 November 2015 Continue reading