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Fitting in

It doesn’t matter how confident we are, sometimes we will inevitably feel like a round peg in a square hole (or a square pegin a round hole even). 461 more words


Have Fun While Learning To Read

Ever find yourself reading the same story to your child time after time?  Young children love repetition, and it’s great for their development in literacy and as readers.   379 more words

How Children Learn

Filling in the shadows

Being immersed in a book is very different to a movie; as events unfold right inside your head, they can elicit much more visceral responses. There’s something so weird (considering you’re just looking at some shapes on a page) but also something completely amazing about the whole process. 610 more words

Reading And Literacy

My first book love

Can you remember when you first fell in love? I was 17 and it resulted in a three-year relationship that ended in tears.

But I don’t mean that. 885 more words

General Book Stuff

Can I master creative writing?

I’m thinking of signing up to do a Creative Writing MA. Is it the right thing to do? Will I like it? Can I afford it? 668 more words

Reading And Literacy

Writing advice this Saturday

Are you three chapters into writing that novel but on the twentieth edit? Do you have extensive notes planning out a whole book but still haven’t written one paragraph? 465 more words

Jack Reusen

Friday follow: The Reading Lists

This delightful project is all about sharing a love of books and getting more people to read.

It’s founder Phil Treagus has a clear mission: 162 more words

General Book Stuff