Why You Shouldn’t Overlook Graphic Novels

Growing up with a love for all creative forms of fiction, I found myself most drawn to novels. I spent hours at a time immersed in the worlds presented to me; a book was on me at all times. Reading was always something I sought out on my own, never instructed. To my parents andContinue reading “Why You Shouldn’t Overlook Graphic Novels”

7 Ways To Get Out of a Reading Slump

Books can invite pure magic into our lives, but it’s not uncommon for readers to experience an occasional reading slump. Doing too much of the same thing for an extended period of time can be tiring for anyone, and reading is no exception. Luckily, there are plenty of different ways to approach this issue andContinue reading “7 Ways To Get Out of a Reading Slump”

How to Build Literacy in Children and Adults

In all likelihood, you first began building literacy skills in early-childhood. Either at home, at a childcare facility, or both. At some point you were probably exposed to rudimentary reading.   But what happens if a child misses out on these early exercises? Can literacy skills be gained after the early years of learning comeContinue reading “How to Build Literacy in Children and Adults”

5 Must-Read NaNoWriMo Books

Every November, writers around the world participate in the challenge known as NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month), run by the US non-profit organization of the same name. NaNoWriMo requires participants to complete 50,000 words of an original novel in the 30 days of November. The challenge is meant to promote creative writing among young people,Continue reading “5 Must-Read NaNoWriMo Books”

9 Fantastic Reading Locations To Enjoy A Book

The location of reading enhances your enjoyment of a book. Sometimes, the location is etched along with the story of the book in your memory. The place you read is that important. But different books are enjoyed in different settings. Read on to find out how. An Armchair By The Fireplace On a cold winterContinue reading “9 Fantastic Reading Locations To Enjoy A Book”