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by Ervin Anderson • 9 comments
Will bookstores become a thing of the past? Not in my lifetime, I hope.
Many have predicted that in the not-too-distant future books as we know them will cease to exist. Technology, they shout, will render books as useless as the beeper or the Walkman or the Segway. We ca...
by Brandon Nolta • 5 comments
Ever get fed up with a particular genre? Here's how it happened to me, and what I got out of it...
If you read widely enough—and I bet most of you do—you find genres and styles of books that just don’t work for you. Maybe you really hate the epistolary novel, or can’t stand detective fiction. It’s...
by Justin C. Key • 5 comments
A writer's random thoughts on Harry Potter.
It's weird how ideas grab you and won't let go. I sat down to think about what to write about for this Wednesday's post and two seconds after my butt hit the couch cushion: Harry Potter. Then I though...
by Ervin Anderson • 4 comments
Hey! Let's all give people books for the holidays. Reading is fun! And fundamental, right? And it's better than Fruit cake.
It’s that wondrous time of year again. The Holidays! For me, it’s the celebration of the day Santa Claus found baby Rudolf in the manger and the Three Wise Men made Rudolf’s nose glow a brilliant red,...
by Brandon Nolta • 3 comments
All writing is an act of hope...some more than others.
Before I was a blogger, I was a columnist. I wrote columns for a couple of different college newspapers, as well as wearing an editorial hat or two, and I enjoyed the work. Sure, there’s the joy of ge...
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