The most important reason to read is, quite simply, to enjoy yourself. Whether you’re reflecting on the nature of existence or finding out how to stuff peanut butter filling into a powdered donut. Regardless of your reason for reading you should enjoy the process.
Writing is more than the simple application of pen to paper, finger to keyboard, or voice to phone. It is the fruition of concepts and ideas that have grown and changed over time. It is the flowering of creativity through application. It is the realisation of the conceptual side of a storyteller’s mind.
Books create the opportunity for people to share with others a mutual love or, hatred of an author, an idea or a movement. These are five books that are guaranteed to get you caught in a conversation with friends, family and people on the bus, if you read them in public.
Writers can be a funny lot. They like feedback and they love the fact people are reading their work but they can be sensitive about the way it is perceived. It makes sense, a writer puts a great deal of their life into their work so a little bit of sensitivity should be expected.
It’s pretty rare to get something right the first time, which is great! If we got things right all the time, then there would be no point in practicing, no reason to grow, everything would be easy. Probably too easy to make life a challenge worth accepting.
Learn how to beguile your fellow party-goers with quips, quotes and keeping it in your pants (not safe for kiddies).
The evolution of global society in the 20th century was a massive change, but it was built, like every society before on the idea of a beginning