Category Archives: education

C. S. Lewis on Reading Well, Part 1

I have learned that whenever C. S. Lewis weighs in on a subject, I’d better pay attention. He’s not always right, of course, but he is always wise and thought provoking. This is true of everything that Lewis wrote on … Continue reading

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Why Does It Take So Long? Book Publishing from Conception to Publication By Jocelyn Green

Every once in a while, someone will ask me why, for the love of new releases, does it take so long for my next book to come out? After all, I turned A Refuge Assured (link is external) into the … Continue reading

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Writing Advice from Madeleine L’Engle, Stephen King, and William Faulkner

  “I have advice for people who want to write. I don’t care whether they’re 5 or 500. There are three things that are important: First, if you want to write, you need to keep an honest, unpublishable journal that … Continue reading

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The Oldest Treasures From 12 Great Libraries by Sarah Laskow

We asked some of our favorite libraries: What’s the oldest item in your collection? When you start to think about the oldest books that a library might hold, there are any number of rabbit holes you can fall down. What’s … Continue reading

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Get The Edge On Your Dreams By Peter Leavell

“Too unconcerned to love and too passionless to hate, too detached to be selfish and too lifeless to be unselfish, too indifferent to experience joy and too cold to express sorrow, they are neither dead nor alive; they merely exist.” … Continue reading

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The value of reading good books by Becky Lyn Rickman

There are so many benefits to picking up a good book and getting lost in it. Reading brings such pleasure and, as Albus Dumbledore so aptly put it, “Words are, in my not so humble opinion, our most inexhaustible source … Continue reading

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James Scott Bell–The Best Writing Advice I Know

     

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