If you want to become a better writer, the equation is simple: Reading + Writing = Better Writing Filling in the variables, however, is not. In a Facebook group that I'm a member of, someone recently asked other group members about their own reading and writing habits. This member expressed anxiety because he feels like … Continue reading Should you be reading or writing more?
As I discussed in my last blog post, "Step away from the screen to get your creative juices flowing," screens inhibit our creative brains. Luckily, we can combat our screen time by picking up a new read. Reading has been shown to enhance our creative thinking and spur our imaginations. With that in mind, I recently … Continue reading My plan to read more often
I love to read, but when I'm in the middle of a semester, my workload consumes all of my time; reading for pleasure goes out the window. If I'm in the middle of a novel when a semester starts, I'm often still there by the end of the semester; then I can't remember where the … Continue reading No time to read? Try a magazine.
My favorite part about winter break is finally having the time to read for pleasure. Before a semester of school starts, I hurry to finish whatever I'm reading, knowing I just won't have the time to devout to books in between studying, reading for school, work and running. But I always look forward to the … Continue reading Book break