Tag Archives: reading

The Thrill of Words

Words on the page Each one a step Into a vivid world That absorbs the senses To bestow knowledge And escape And lull one into slumber * It is a skill Finely crafted from youth Marked by stumbles Language nuances … Continue reading

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Questions 3: Reading is Essential

Forgot to put the video above on Monday’s post, but people don’t click on these anyway.  I might just have repeatedly play while I type this up. This is fairly simple.  Most, if not all, of us are readers.  We … Continue reading

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The Importance of Reading

Damn right I grew up on this show. Seriously though, I have noticed that reading isn’t as popular or common as it once was.  I see many adults and students have trouble or show no interest.  Many people have told … Continue reading

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Been A While: Author Quotes!

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Is Reading Still Popular?

Anybody remember the phrase ‘Reading is Fundamental’?  First, I didn’t realize it was a nonprofit child literacy organization founded in 1966.  Thought it was saying used in Public Service Announcements.  In fact, I used to think it was connected to … Continue reading

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N.N. Light’s Firecracker Summer Reading Giveaway!

July is here and normally that means getting outside and enjoying the nice weather. There’s nothing I like better than to read outside, feeling the sun’s rays heat my skin and hearing the birds chirp. Whether you’re patriotic or just … Continue reading

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Did 2016 Have a Reader Slump?

I’ve seen posts and articles about this as well as bringing it up myself.  Now that there are only 2 months left of 2016, I feel like opening the floor.  Then again, most people might not even be aware of … Continue reading

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Questions 3: Changed By Fiction

Books have power.  Things are as simple as that.  You read a book and it can change you even in a minor way.  Maybe just a smile whenever you think of a favorite scene or a curse when you remember … Continue reading

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Questions 3: The Unexpected Favorite

I’m getting some mileage out of these sketches.  Now I’m going to be trying to connect the Questions 3 to whatever I do for the Tuesday post.  Not easy for the first one that told the origin of The Mercenary Prince. … Continue reading

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Welcome to November . . . I’m Not Thrilled About It Either

Now we begin the infamous month where everything seems to slow down.  Weather gets much colder, family starts mentioning the holidays, a jolly fat guy in red keeps peeking around the corner, ads for ‘Forget Your Family’ sales days are … Continue reading

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