• 3 Simple Steps to a Successful Reading Year

    3 Steps to a Successful Reading Year

    Creating Reading Goals for a More Productive Reading Year 3 Simple Steps for Helping You and Your Child Create and Achieve Reading Goals. What Are Reading Goals? There are many types of reading goals. It all depends on who you talk to, but generally speaking, reading goals by definition are simply little challenges you give yourself to not only get better at reading but also help improve consistency in reading at the same time. This makes them not only great for adults but children as well, especially reluctant readers. Creating feasible reading goals doesn’t have to be difficult or time-consuming, even when creating them with…

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    7 Essential Tools for Serious Writers That You Might Not Have Considered Yet

    7 Absolute Essential Tools for Writers I am a passionate historical fiction writer who has spent many hours working hard at writing novels, specifically one that takes place in Canada during WWI. While I was working away, I noticed a few things that I had come to rely upon to write my book. I would even venture to call these things essentials that every serious writer should have. I don’t have a very big budget, so I have to keep things as inexpensive as possible, so nothing on this list is extravagant or extraneous. In fact, some of the items are completely free of charge! …

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    5 Reasons Audiobooks Are Valid

    Listening to audiobooks is not cheating! Do you or your kids find it hard to take time out of the day to dedicate to reading? You see other people that read over a hundred books a year and you just think ‘I could never do that!’ There is a solution to the problem. That solution is audiobooks! Yes listening to audiobooks counts as reading. Believe me. It’s not cheating! A good percentage of the books I read, is through audiobooks. You can listen to them while cooking, cleaning, gardening and so many other tasks.  And let’s not forget the kiddos. Most kids have a comprehension level that is…