Sometimes the world conspires against us and our books. Here’s how to combat the things trying to thwart your reading. As always, don’t expect sensible advice.
Reading is loved by many. Books are a common source of entertainment and escapism but readers aren’t all the same. Readers are a varied bunch. Read on and recognise yourself.
It does us good to think about why we make our decisions. This is important for any job, including being a writer. Time to contemplate my reasons.
Writers are often told we should be reading. Have you ever questioned why, though? No. Oh well, just read this and enjoy the silliness.
Books come in many flavours. Don’t tell me what to read or not read. You may find yourself wearing a book in the most uncomfortable of places. Book snobs consider yourselves banished!
With age comes wisdom. Believe that and you’ll believe anything. What age has done for me though is shown that striving for perfection is a fruitless and tiring exercise.
We all have to wait for things sometimes, although cats work to their own schedule. I may be young but I’m a wise feline. Take my advice and get through those waiting times.
Don’t suffer at Christmas, writers, with visits from loved ones and culling of writing time. Read how to claim back your writing life over the festive season. Snark included.