Tag Archives: writing

A bibliophilia special

I’m an unashamed bibliophile and I used to run a regular links post called bibliophilia. So as I clear out my links, here’s a special – all you could possibly want related to books Reading Can you really read a book a week? The Rise of Digital

Another great book link list

I seem to have over the past few weeks collected a sizeable collection of links to the writing, reading, owning and consuming of books. It seems of the linking to reading there is no end (well, after 13 of them in this post there is)

10 years of blogging

It’s become a bit of a habit in recent years. Christmas rolls around and I decide to have another crack at writing more consistently on this blog. What I do next, is to not, you know actually write something, but to mess around with a new theme

Book Review: On Writing

On Writing: A Memoir Of The Craft by Stephen King My rating: 5 of 5 stars I have a very simple test for deciding whether a book about writing books is any good or not. It’s not a complicated test. Very simply during the reading

Why reading and writing are good for you

We live in the age of distraction – it’s hard to concentrate and there’s no space to think. Yet if we can carve out regular time to read and think it will do us the power of good. Gregory Ciotti outlines several of The Psychological Benefits of Writing which include

Review: Write

What are the major themes of your life, the areas where you want to invest your time, energy, skills and resources? Over the course of the past year, as I hit 40, I identified four areas that I wanted to broadly commit to: write, read,

Collected wisdom on the art of writing

I would love to write a book. Actually correct that, I would love someone to publish the books that I write (although it may not be all it’s cracked up to be). No, hold on – I would love people to read the books that