Wednesday News: July 10

Here are some of the new book releases to expect for this month! There are plenty of others, but I thought these would be a bit more well known.

Wilder Girls by Rory Power

Dark Age (Red Rising Saga #5) by Pierce Brown

The Golden Hour by Beatriz Williams

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Wednesday News: Wheel of Time

Wednesday News: Wheel of Time

Big news for anyone who is a fan of The Wheel of Time series, or is looking for another fantasy show to fill in the Game of Thrones void they’re experiencing.

Wheel of Time TV Series

Rosamund Pike to Lead ‘Wheel of Time’ TV Adaptation at Amazon

Rosamund Pike Joins Amazon’s Wheel of Time Series as Moiraine

Wednesday News: May 29

Wednesday News: May 29

If you are any sort of well-read person, you’ve definitely heard of Walk Whitman. He was a famous poet, but he also had many other jobs in his career.

I don’t know a whole lot about Whitman. He has always been a sort of “mystical” figure in the world of authors, but I have heard about him.

Philip Eil over at Literary Hub wrote a great piece about Whitman, and how journalism affected him in every step of his career.

I definitely recommend taking a look at the article here.

Wednesday News: May 15 2019

Wednesday News: May 15 2019

Do you give writing advice to people?

Do you take writing advice to other?

Has it helped you before? Or does it all get mixed in with the endless information and tips that will “make you a better writer”.

Maybe getting writing advice isn’t the way to go. Maybe you just need to solve the problem for yourself, and figure out what works and what doesn’t work for you.

Either way, you should definitely read this article by Guy Gavriel Kay. He discusses getting writing advice, and how it may not be all it’s worked out to be.

What would happen if we couldn’t tell stories?

What would happen if we couldn’t tell stories?

Alexis Wright wrote a wonderful piece about what the world would look like if there weer no stoies, and the systemic weaponization of silence.

I definitely recommend taking a look at the article. it’s an eye opening read.

What would happen if we couldn’t tell stories?

 

Wednesday News: May 1

Wednesday News: May 1

The audiobook and physical book “debate” has been around since audio books came around. Some people say only succesful people listen to audio books, others listen to it because of a physical impairment, or because they don’t have time to sit down and read a book.

How do you prefer to read your books?

James Tate Hill wrote a great article about audiobooks, and defends their use for “normal” people.

Audiobooks are not lesser versions of reading and are not only for “successful people.”

 

Wednesday News: Could you give up your books?

Wednesday News: Could you give up your books?

I’m sure we have all heard of Marie Kondo by now. She’s the Netflix lady that has the show about tidying up and getting rid of unneeded items in the home.

I haven’t gotten around to watching it quite yet, but I hear it’s good, and I think the point of the show has some relevancy in society. Too many people hold on to things that are pointless and unnecessary.

I myself of guilty of just that, but one thing I don’t think I could ever give up is my books. I’m sure some of them I could get rid of pretty easily. I read them once and I don’t really have a desire to read them again.

SOme of my books though, I can’t see myself parting with ever. Even if I don’t read them again, I think the simple fact that I own them is comforting in a way.

 from The Millions wrote an interesting article about her opinion on whether she could give up some of her books or not and you should check it out below.

Does it Spark Joy?

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