All My Roads
2 weeks, 4 days ago
The Ugly Truth
This is a response to these two articles, both of which discuss, like last week’s post, the benefit and/or purpose of reading.
First of all, I much prefer Parks’s article because it automatically assumes that we read for a purpose, whatever that purpose may be. 197 more words
1 month ago
Oswin the Reader
Books have helped shape the entirety of my life. Even on an average day I can pick out people, situations and things that remind me of stories long ago. 118 more words
4 months, 1 week ago
Andrew Knighton writes
The Writing Excuses podcast recently had an excellent episode with Cory Doctorow about why we care about imaginary characters. Doctorow sets out a fascinating theory grounded in psychology and evolution, and it’s well worth a listen. 165 more words
5 months, 2 weeks ago
Academic Leigh Speaking
Warning: A fawning post about Seamus ahead.
Last week, Seamus got off the bus with a big box.
I didn’t know what it was, but the other parents at the bus stop made a big deal about it. 654 more words
7 months, 2 weeks ago
Read Well. Live Better
I feel I have to express what this blog is about, and the message of my entire campaign. I called this blog Read Well. Live Better. 1,006 more words
7 months, 3 weeks ago
November Notebook: A YA Lit Blog
If you haven’t seen this, take a few minutes and watch the ever-amazing John Green talk about the magic of writing and why human beings read. 7 more words
8 months ago