I’m speaking at two libraries today, and when I walked into the first one I had an idea what I was going to say. I’d brought books to give away, so I knew those kind ladies would go home happy no matter what I said, but I had to ask whether they were all readers or if they were readers who were interested in writing. 429 more words
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Am I the only one who put…months of thought into creating a blog? I kept going over and over in my mind what I would blog about and what sort of blog it would be, if it would be anonymous or not, what I would call it, and a whole host of other things. 675 more words
How long can you sit quietly and pay attention before you become distracted?
Attention spans are universally decreasing, thanks to our media-rich environment. According to experts, there are two types of listening: 377 more words
Trust me, the title is deceiving. This is going to be somewhat long. I’m stepping into murky waters here. Two highly educated titans of Black intellect are having some issues, issues that have bubbled into their laundry being aired. 2,634 more words