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Category Archives: Interesting stuff
I do think “mental pause” has value. It’s certainly not limited by age or sex.
What kind of writer are you? Pick your preferred synonym and see.
So no Pulitzer for fiction this year. What does that say about our best sellers? Anyone have a book(fiction) from 2011-2012 that they would recommend? Afraid I don’t know of any.
Here is an interesting story from Robert Krulwich about Reading Upside Down If you’ve read Angels and Demons you’ve seen some of these and they are always fun. (I don’t think it is a coincidence that the cryptologist in the … Continue reading
Unfortunately no attribution.
Take a look at this graph from The Atlantic and notice how reading rates have improved over the past 50 years. This data predates ebook growth. I suspect the numbers would be higher today. Gallup data here Link to The … Continue reading
Reference Books as Inspiration I ran into metathesaurus when I was proofreading and had a vision in my head of a large dino holding a book in his tiny little hands. Like Roget’s the Saurus holding a book. I didn’t … Continue reading
This list tickles me. 20 Top Free Apps (Books Genre) Wednesday March 21st 1. iBooks 2. Kindle 3. Audible 4. Tips & Tricks – iPhone Secrets 5. Nook by Barnes & Noble 6. The Walking Dead 7. Quotes 8. Goodreads 9. Wattpad 10. Weird Facts 1000 10. Books- 23,469 … Continue reading