Philosphy

Self-Published vs Traditionally Published Books? What are the pros and cons of each?

Time to get controversial! What is your opinion of self published books? Generally, I have found some good stories that have been self-published. That said, on a whole the self-published books I’ve read have always felt a little rough around the edges. Could this be because I know they’re self-published so judge them differently? Possibly,… Continue reading Self-Published vs Traditionally Published Books? What are the pros and cons of each?

Philosphy

To read or not to read? Do you finish books you don’t like?

On average, I don’t finish books I don’t like. My motto is “life is too short to read books you don’t like.” Or watch movies you don’t like. Or eat food you don’t like. You get the picture. There are of course, exceptions to this mantra and I don’t follow it in everything I do.… Continue reading To read or not to read? Do you finish books you don’t like?

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What separates the books you love from the books you merely like?

The books that speak to us, that we love, or feel a special connection to, are a reflection of the questions we’re wrestling with. That’s my premise, now whether or not it’s true is another question entirely. I’d love to hear what you think. In one way I think that that statement feels very obvious,… Continue reading What separates the books you love from the books you merely like?