Why It’s Good to Read Books You Don’t Necessarily Like

We tend to stick to reading books we enjoy—whether it’s fiction or non-fiction, a specific genre, or a particular author. No surprise since our mind likes patterns, predictable outcomes, familiar experiences over unfamiliar ones. But isn't it bad to read mostly the same things? The ideas we pick up from our reading consolidate our biases … Continue reading Why It’s Good to Read Books You Don’t Necessarily Like

The Benefits of Reading a Book Twice

There are so many interesting books out there that reading the same book twice may seem like the ultimate indulgence. But the benefits justify it. Reading it twice helps you become a better writer The first time, we tend to read for plot. We pay more attention to events and characters. It’s the way our … Continue reading The Benefits of Reading a Book Twice

10 Eye Health Tips For Writers

If you love words and spend the better part of your day reading and writing, there are a couple things you can do to keep your eyes healthy and your vision sharp. For us readers and writers, glasses can be a mark of distinction, a sign that we're taking our job and passion seriously. But … Continue reading 10 Eye Health Tips For Writers