Slow Reading movement wants you to slooooow down, read better » MobyLivesSee on Scoop.it - All Things Bookish
In the tradition of slow design, slow food, slow living, and, sure, the slow loris, slow reading advocates would like you to stop doing everything so darn quickly. According to an article in the Wall Street Journal, the modern pace of…
As long as people are reading…
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How WW1 shaped Agatha Christie - and Detective PoirotSee on Scoop.it - All Things Bookish
After 39 years, Hercule Poirot is back in a new novel. Here Kate Weinberg looks at how the First World War shaped his creator (RT @TelegraphBooks: #AgathaChristie was born on this day 1890.
Really interesting background on Christie and how WWI shaped her writing.
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Authors Guide To Drawing Maps - The World Building SchoolSee on Scoop.it - All Things Bookish
Maps provide a solid, visual way to show people your world. The Authors Guide To Drawing Maps is a collection of articles to help you when drawing maps.
I’d love to include maps in my books. Must check this out.
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Stephen King has named his most hated expressions. What are yours?See on Scoop.it - All Things Bookish
‘Many believe’ and ‘some people say’ are among the phrases that make his skin crawl, he has revealed. Please share yours
I have to agree with “brainchild.”
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How to Be a Writer: Hemingway’s Advice to Aspiring AuthorsSee on Scoop.it - All Things Bookish
“As a writer you should not judge. You should understand.”
Ernest Hemingway has contributed a great deal to the collected advice of great
Thanks to @thrillerchick for link
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INFOGRAPHIC: How Long Does It Take to Read Popular Books?
Ever wondered how long it takes to read The Great Gatsby (2.62 hours) compared to Atlas Shrugged (31.22 hours)? If so, you’ll like this infographic by Personal Creations. It’s similar to an infogra…
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