My siblings noticed I was a nerd as a child when we would watch movies. If there was anything that sounded cool and historical–tattoo, book, weapon, anything–I would look it up. I want to show you five of my favorite ancient texts from movies and shows that I wish were in my library.
Category: For Readers
Articles, Resources, & Tools for Readers
A READ•ER is someone who reads formally and informally to learn about a topic, people, and/or life.
So, you can be a reader whenever you want and enjoy these blog posts that question what it means to understand people and the world through stories.
Posts “for readers” are going to look at concrete and abstract concepts and their roles in the world and in storytelling. Not only will they address reading itself, but also:
- our psychological draw and aversion to it;
- how it helps us to understand the world;
- how we can enjoy and tolerate it;
- why it’s important to read and write stories; and
- current trends in reading topics and genres.
Not really being an avid reader myself, I do “read” texts and other formats of stories. With this, I encourage you to find out more, continue to be a lifelong learner, and connect it to your life. Just like the definition, they will hopefully inspire you to read formally and informally about the topics. In the perfect world, from it, you’ll learn something new every day.
As creative writers, most of us want to share our stories and publish. I’m not gonna lie, I want to. Paradoxically, most of us are terrified to publish because of potential failure and rejection. Well, maybe you should start with a smaller audience and publish to a few magazines.
If you want to be a good writer, you have to keep reading. So, I aimed for a book a month before last year and that really worked for me. This year I want to aim for two a month. What am I reading that abundantly? My To Be Read (TBR) list includes the following…
To be a good writer, you have to be a good reader. That’s why I started keeping a reading journal. It’s an excellent tool to keep the reader in me alive!
In the end, I deleted his contact information. Memories really turned me off to anything from Marquez. Maybe you’ll have better luck with him than I did.
Overall, I am very satisfied with my experiences with Singleton and have no intentions to stop our growing relationship. I really do appreciate him.
Inspiration seeker? I would imagine you’re trying to “be the good you want to see in the world”? Maybe these book recommendations will help in the endeavor.